Denise Spivak is the CEO of CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers. She brings to the position more than 25 years of leadership and management experience in both the for- and nonprofit sectors. She has worked with organizations as varied as large, Fortune 500 companies, associations, and small, local nonprofits. Her professional background includes communications, team management and training, and talent acquisition. Denise was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area. After living in the mid-Atlantic for 30 years, she and her wife moved for Florida where they currently reside. She is a graduate of Gettysburg College where she received her B.A. in Psychology and holds a certification from BoardSource for nonprofit governance consulting.