Expertise: Governance/Court Administration and Public Sector Human Resources Management
Denise is currently an independent consultant with experience in Public/Court Administration and Public Sector Human Resources management.
While earning a bachelor’s degree, Denise worked for Maricopa County Superior Court. This work introduced her to the field of Court Administration. Interested in court systems—both administration and operations Denise earned a Master of Science in Judicial Administration from the University of Denver College of Law.
Denise then returned to the court system in Maricopa County, gaining experience in both limited and general jurisdiction courts, first as the Personnel Administrator for the Maricopa County Justice Courts and then as the Senior Court Human Resources Consultant for the Superior Court.
In 2005, Denise welcomed an opportunity to work overseas—fulfilling a long-held professional goal. She first held a position as a Court Administration Expert on the Afghanistan Rule of Law Program for Management Systems International, based in Kabul. In 2010, Denise managed the Court Administration component on a Rule of Law Program based in Baghdad, Iraq for Civilian Police International.
Additionally, Denise joined Washington County, Oregon government, delivering full cycle Recruitment and Selection services. In her most recent post, Denise assisted McKellar Corporation with CEW & FSI training; she was a Student Mentor and Subject Matter Expert, preparing government employees for deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq.
Denise and her spouse currently reside in her hometown of Phoenix, AZ, where she enjoys spending time with her family and long-time friends, listening to live Jazz & Blues music, and taking in the art and music festival circuit.
Contact Denise at https://www.linkedin.com/in/denisekdoran