Dena leads organizational management of Ecumen’s valued partner relationships, focusing on integration across the Ecumen network. She also works to drive and support new growth opportunities for the organization.
Dena joined Ecumen in 2010 as a Director of Sales and Marketing. She has since served as Senior Director of Business Development and was most recently Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Dena has been instrumental in launching Ecumen’s Zvago cooperative housing brand. 

In 2016, Dena was recognized on the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal’s “40 under 40” list of business and community leaders as one of the state’s leading developers and marketers of senior housing. Dena was one of the first Ecumen leaders to complete the St. Kate’s Masters in Organizational Leadership. She is a fellow in the National Leading AgeLarry Minix Leadership Academy.