Linda J. Denny
Linda J. Denny is the Past President of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), where she developed marketing programs to attract women business owners and decision-makers. Ms. Denny has had a special interest in women's retirement issues and guided Aetna in addressing these needs. In 1997, as Corporate Vice President for New York Life, she created and led the New York Life Women's Initiative, a nationwide program to encourage more women to pursue careers as agents and sales managers.
A nationally-recognized expert in the field of women’s business development, Ms. Denny draws upon her experience from the corporate, financial services, and entrepreneurial arenas to support the development and growth of women owned businesses and to address the financial needs of women. She frequently writes on these topics and is quoted in the press.
Ms. Denny is a member of the Women's Leadership Board sponsored by the Kennedy School of Harvard University, a member of the Advisory Board of the IBM-World Bank, and is a founding member of the board for the Association of Women's Business Development Centers.