Senior Strategic Consultant and Practice Expert
Denise McLain, Senior Strategic Consultant and Practice Expert, has served as the senior strategist and consultant on many of Gallup's largest and most prestigious international accounts. A recognized thought leader on workplace science, Denise has more than 15 years of experience consulting with clients worldwide to enhance their business performance, developing company-wide strategies that improve leadership development, workplace culture, customer experience, employee engagement and performance management. Denise applies her expertise in psychology, leadership development and organizational behavior to create initiatives that improve business results. She specializes in executive-level engagement strategies and serves as an executive coach and a leadership consultant to senior executives and CEOs. Her consulting insights help leaders and their teams apply their strengths to achieve growth and performance for themselves and for their organizations. Denise received her bachelor’s degree with majors in psychology and sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) and her master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Connecticut in Storrs-Mansfield, Connecticut. She has completed doctorate work in organizational development at UNL.