Denice Hinden is on a mission to ignite passion and a sense of positive opportunity into nonprofit, public and for profit work places through more conscious energetic leadership, transformational strategic planning, and strengthening organizational cultures. As a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with nearly 2000 hours of coaching experience and 20+ years of engaging meeting facilitation, Denice raises leader awareness about attitudes and behaviors that inspire high performance, meaningful results and more joy at work.
Denice introduces leaders to new levels of potential through transforming strategic planning and customized leadership development initiatives with senior teams and work with individual leaders. The Managance Leveling Up Leadership System, offers leaders the opportunity to connect to their guiding values and beliefs, energizing and motivating tools for engaging productive conversations, and exemplary leadership practices that support extraordinary results. Denice supports leaders in sharpening and practicing leadership shifts at work and at home every day.
As President of Managance Consulting & Coaching (www.managance.com) Denice breathes vigor into management and transforms organization performance with provocative strategic, leadership transition planning, and coaching leaders and leadership teams. Managance has been consulting and coaching staff and board members of organizations supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, other human services, community & economic development, and advocacy organizations since 2000.
In 2002-2006 she was a lead researcher and co-designer of Executive Transition Management (ETM) a methodology for effectively supporting nonprofits through leadership transitions. In 2014, Managance was named a mid-Atlantic Top 100 MBE (minority business enterprise). In 2016, Denice earned a LEAD award from Hr.com.
As a co-author of the groundbreaking book, The Nonprofit Organizational Culture Guide: Revealing the Hidden Truths that Impact Performance (Jossey-Bass, 2011), Denice challenges nonprofit leaders to re-think the definition of organizational culture and how to use organizational culture information in developing more effective management and change strategies.
Prior to consulting and coaching Denice had a successful career in nonprofit and public management in positions ranging from program associate to executive director. Her community-based experience includes a group home for children with Autism, a 24-hour telephone crisis intervention center, an emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth, Executive Director of the Miami Commission on the Status of Women and Voices for Children and program manager at the City of Miami Sports and Exhibition Authority where she worked on the Miami Arena development team.
On the national level, as program director at the Development Training Institute (now the Center for Leadership Innovation), she directed an experimental capacity building initiative with 14 community development organizations and facilitated an college accredited leadership institute for community development professionals.
Denice earned an M.S. in Human Services from Nova Southeastern University and a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Florida International University. She is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation, an Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner™ and a Conversational Intelligence® Enhanced Skills Coach. She is conversational in Spanish.