Denise has been with the Family Healing Center for 9 of the 11 years it has been in existence. She has a strong passion for serving our community and helping all the families that come through the doors of the Family Healing Center. Since her leadership at the Center, it has become a Child Advocacy Center in Fresno County through the Children’s Advocacy Centers of California. This is a membership organization dedicated to helping local communities respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient – and put the needs of child victims first. She is continually working on doing more for her community by working with multiple agencies that serve many diverse clients. She is currently a member of the Fresno Latino Rotary, the League of Mexican American Women, and a member of the Central Valley Giving Circle.
Denise is a Fresno native. She is a graduate of Bullard High School. She maintained a 4.0 GPA and was Valedictorian of her graduating class at Kaplan College where she obtained her certification as a Medical Office Specialist. She is the current Executive Director at the Family Healing Center. She manages and oversees a staff of 10 employees. Her and her husband are the parents of five children and she is active in her church.