Denise Hibbard is a Marketing Professional with over 8 years of experience. A graduate of the University of Illinois, she received a Bachelor's degree in Media studies, focusing on Business and Marketing, and received a certificate for Aviation from Illinois' Institute of Aviation. At Illinois, she earned her private pilot’s license and instrument rating. In 2016, she continued on to acquire her Part 107 Small UAS Certificate. Her aviation background has brought her to now working as the North American Enterprise Marketing Manager at DJI.
Denise is also recognized for her philanthropic and mentorship work as the 2006 Miss Roselle and Miss Champaign Urbana 2009 through the Miss America Organization. With a platform of Alzheimer's Awareness, she has dedicated much of her free time to furthering awareness of Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases and continues to support local Alzheimer’s organization chapters in fundraising efforts for research and care.
Denise has a passion for photography, cooking, AcroYoga, Yoga and wellness. Being inspired to share her love of wellness with others, she recently graduated from a 250 hour Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy School.