Denise Holmes (she/her) is an attorney and foundation executive, currently serving as chief counsel for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. In 13 years on the program/policy staff of a national association, she developed and operationalized national and global initiatives, wrote on an array of health policy issues, and engaged in strategic planning. Ms. Holmes has served on boards of directors of several global health nongovernmental organizations and is an active volunteer in her local community.
Ms. Holmes received her AB magna cum laude in American Studies from Mount Holyoke College. She received her JD from the Columbia University School of Law, and her MPH from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and Hygiene (now known as the Bloomberg School of Public Health).