Management Team: Denise Henry

Denise Henry is the Communications Manager for Community Legal Aid. In this role, she manages media outreach, public relations, and marketing efforts for the organization.

Before joining Legal Aid in 2018, Denise served as a college relations manager for Hiram College. In this role, she was responsible for media relations, social media and communications for the college. She previously served at the University of Akron where she oversaw media relations and public relations for the institution’s polymer science and engineering colleges and other hard science programs, and its former Summit College and Confucius Institute. Before beginning her career in higher education in 2008, Denise served as the editor of Akronlife magazine. Prior, she held public relations and editorial roles for nonprofit organizations in Cleveland and California.

Denise previously served as vice president of membership for the Akron Press Club and as treasurer and programming co-director for the Akron Area Public Relations Society of America.

In her free time, Denise enjoys hiking and running along Northeast Ohio’s wooded park trails. She also enjoys spending time with her children, Matthew and Paige.

Denise attended Ohio University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and majored in public relations.