IWIL Executive Director

Owner / Principal, RavenWork Consulting & Executive Coaching, Portland, OR

Denise Gaskin, Ph.D., PCC is a seasoned executive coach, culture and change management advisor who helps individuals and firms achieve specific, measurable goals. Denise’s world class solutions help organizations identify, measure, and connect culture and health to a stronger and healthier bottom line.

Denise earned her Ph.D. from University of Tennessee’s Collaborative Learning Program. The Program, in Educational Psychology Department emphasized Collaboration, Culture, Communication, and Dialogue. Denise received an M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Indiana University, and a B.S. in Exercise Science and Wellness from Ball State University.

Before starting RavenWork, she served as law firm Chief Operating Officer for a large, regional firm in the Pacific NW. Before her legal career, she directed operations at a multi-county behavioral health organization in North Carolina. Early in her career, she developed and implemented wellness programs for a large hospital system and several large clients. Denise is the IWIL Fund Development Committee Chair and has extensive experience in the fundraising success.