Denise Tognarina has more than two decades of experience in sales program and content development, sales training, and marketing. Prior to joining The Bielan Group, Denise worked with Peter Bielan at Kehrer Bielan Research & Consulting where together, they focused on helping banks and credit unions improve their investment, wealth management, and insurance businesses by conducting business reviews and custom consulting projects.
Prior to Kehrer Bielan, she served as vice president, consulting delivery manager on the LPL Financial Institution Services Relationship Management team. In this role, Ms. Tognarina was responsible for enhancing the relationship management team value proposition by developing content, tools, and resources to empower team members to best serve their clients and drive business growth.
Ms. Tognarina also held a number of roles at UVEST Financial Services (which was acquired by LPL in 2006), including National Manager of Sales Campaigns and Sales Training Manager where she developed turn-key sales and marketing campaigns and training programs for the LPL Institution Services Business Consulting team.
Prior to joining UVEST in 2006, Ms. Tognarina spent eight years at Fidelity Investments where she developed and led the sales training program for Retirement Investment Services, their 401(k) asset retention team.
Ms. Tognarina is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University and holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business as well as a Masters in Organizational Leadership.