Communication and Leadership Coach



As a communication coach, I remind clients that are 'how' has to be continuosly reinvented, but our 'why' will always remain the same

About Denise

Denise Thomas is the President and Owner of The Effective Communication Coach, LLC, a consultancy focused on transforming emerging and existing professionals into extraordinary leaders by mastering the art of effective communication. With 19 years of experience within Fortune 500 companies, Denise has honed the ability to deliver and receive messages across language, cultural, and communication-style barriers. Denise has supplied her expertise : many professionals and executives across Fortune 100 companies and nonprofit organizations.

Denise is a Lead Facilitator at St. Norbert College as part of the School of Business’s Center of Exceptional Leadership and also an Instructor for the Cardinal Stritch University Mission Fuel Leadership Program. She serves on numerous non-profit organization’s Board of Directors and Advisory Councils including Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County’s Women United Leadership Council and Cardinal Stritch University College of Business Advisory Council. She is also a certified Master Trainer and 360 Feedback Coach. Denise is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch University in Business Management.

She is a proud mother of two future leaders, her daughter Dominique and son Daren

Areas of Focus
  • Communication Coaching
  • Personal Branding
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Process Improvement
Primary Verticals
  • Technology
  • Finance
  • Healthcare,
  • Workforce Development
  • Non-Profit
Consulting Practice