Hayes

(Parent of Lily Mae ‘17, Rosco ‘24, Zosia ‘24) Denise was born and raised in Michigan, graduating from The University of Michigan with a BFA in Design and Marketing. Over the course of her career as Creative Director in Advertising and Marketing, she implemented branding strategies and marketing collateral through supervision of copywriting, photography, graphic design, illustration, set design and styling, and talent casting in developing campaigns for industries ranging from glass manufacturing, banking, and kitchen cabinets to real estate development and homebuilding. Denise has been an active member of the Gateway community for over 13 years as a mom to a Class of 2017 graduate and fifth-grade twins. She enjoys travel, hiking, her unruly hound, and her 32-year-old parrot.