About Dena

 An award-winning entrepreneur who works with
leaders, women entrepreneurs and world changers.

Dena helps your create a GREAT business and become a GREAT leader.

Dena is an award winning business coach, and an activist, speaker, philanthropist, and best selling author who works with leaders, women entrepreneurs and world changers.

 

She has been an entrepreneur for 20 years and a speaker for 9 years, and has garnered 8 business awards and over 60 media stories including CNN, Entrepreneur magazine, First Women, NBC, and Business Journal. You might have seen her recent book, The Greatness Game, recently hit #1 on Amazon Best Seller list. In the last 15 years her coaching and consulting company has worked with clients from every industry, celebrities and top CEO’s. As a business and marketing coach she helps clients build; the systems to be a well-oiled company, the strategy to be a well-marketed company, and the greatness mindset to be a well-led company that makes the revenue and the difference you want.


Her greatness formula transforms companies to be aligned in their greatness, together with; clear strategies, powerful systems, effective marketing and a bold vision so that you can accomplish your biggest dreams. But make no mistake, she is not a sugar-coated coach that allows for excuses and same ol’ reasons why you can’t go bigger. She loves her clients and pushes them out of their comfort zone to go big and dream big.


Dena started her first business, a PR & marketing company serving the entertainment industry, at the age of 24 while she was living in New York City . In 1999 at the age of 27 she experienced a minor stroke, and had to learn how to speak again. In her year of recovery Dena sold her business to a start-up Internet company and became their Director of Marketing. It was the first year of the internet and they built a community of 70,000 members, and has since become the #1 global leader in its industry.


Dena deeply believes in the power of BIG dreams, philanthropy, greatness and entrepreneurship, and her mission is to ignite greatness in women, girls and leaders worldwide. Read more about her coaching programs here. Grab a coy of her book here. Get a first row seat as she shares her tips and behind the scenes of her business and life on her facebook page here.


She has a heart for philanthropy and advocacy and cofounded a national 501c3 called The Girls Rule Foundation to help teen girls build leadership, self-confidence and bright futures so they can be our next generation of leaders and world changers. Be a go-getter and a go-giver by donating to Girls Rule Here.

 

 

“Dena can help you build; the systems to be a well-oiled company, the strategy to be a well-marketed company, and the greatness mindset to be a well-led company that makes the revenue and the difference you want.”

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She also creates charity projects and ministry programs that change the world:

  • The September 11 Photo Project Tour (2001)  (Book by Regan Books/Harper Collins) – a 6 U.S. city tour which raised money for The NYC Burn Unit.
  • The Summer Spaaah Series (2005) – an Arizona summer event which has had over 8,000 women and has raised $100k for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
  • Chat, Chew and Chocolate (2001) – an inspirational friendship club for busy women with 26 licensed chapters nationwide and 15, 000 members.
  • The Sisters Living Room Club (2017) – a new small-group Women’s Ministry Program with  heart-to-heart friendships & face-to-face fellowship.
  • Girls Rule Foundation (2007)  – A 501c3 that helps girls build leadership, self-confidence and bright futures through 5 empowerment and leadership programs. Info here.

Dena’s Brand Promise is: To help you build; the systems to be a well-oiled company, the strategy to be a well-marketed company, and the greatness mindset to be a well-led company that makes the revenue and the difference you want. Please note: She offers private training and coaching with no long term contracts.


What is most important to you when choosing a business coach?

1. Trust, Integrity & Confidentiality
2. Experience, Strategies & Results
3. Support, Partnership & Encouragement
Dena offers all of it.
Schedule a Free Discovery Session on Dena’s calendar here.

 

 

 

*A few featured media stories on Dena:

  • Igniting Your Greatness with eWomen Network, view here
  • ABC News, featured segment, view here
  • Power of Moms Podcast, featured guest, 2016 listen here
  • The Self-Loving Mother summit, featured guest 2016 listen here
  • Fabulous Arizona, Feature Profile, 2016 read it here
  • The Women’s Eye Radio, featured guest, 2016, listen here
  • Entrepreneur Simplified, featured guest, 2016, watch here
  • Start Up Savant, 2016 featured coach, see here
  • Scottsdale Uptown Magazine, 2015, Trendsetter interview, see above.
  • Top 24 Women in Branding, 2014, featured, here
  • Arizona Foothills Magazine, Trendsetter Leader interview, here
  • iHeart Radio 8 stations,  interview on philanthropy with Girls Rule, here
  • The Kingdom Money Project, Featured interview, here
  • Rhonda Town of Plenty More Love,  featured interview, here
  • Empowered Women of Social Media Book, coauthor, Amazon here
  • Empowered By Purpose 21 Day Tele-summit, 2014 Featured interview guest
  • Feminine Abundance Summit, 2014 featured interview guest, here
  • The Wellness Journey Radio Show, 2014, featured interview guest, starts at 29:00 here
  • The Faces Behind The Pages, 2013 book, featured author,here
  • The Philantrepreneur Radio Show, 2013 radio guest Listen Here
  • Design & Lifestyles Magazine, 2013 Featured Article – Page 12 Read Here
  • Hello Beautiful Magazine, 2013 Featured Article/Interview See here
  • High-Def Women Radio, 2013, Interview with Dena Patton
  • 202 Magazine, 2013, featured column
  • SheKnows TV, 2012, (pictured) 5 expert segment listen here
  • Voice America with Michelle Corr, 3 expert segments
  • First for Women Magazine, 2010 featured column
  • ABC Sonoran Living ABC Morning Show, June 2010,  See Here
  • Entrepreneur.com, June 2010,  Feature Article Read here
  • Raising Arizona Kids Magazine, August 30 2010
  • The ABCs of Finding Balance For Busy Women, Startup Princess, 2010article
  • Dispatch Newspaper, 2009, Feature Article
  • Phoenix Magazine, Sept 09, “Best of” article
  • Enterprising Women Magazine, 2009, article on Dena Patton
  • Arizona Republic, 2011, Feature Article on Dena Patton
  • High-Def Women Radio, 2011, Interview with Dena Patton
  • CNN Radio, 2010,  Superwoman Syndrome Segment
  • Pursestrings Radio, 2010, Superwoman Syndrome segment
  • September 11 Photo Project 2001-2003 media over 10 national articles

Why Should you hire or “rent” Dena’s business experience?:

  • CREATOR of four successful businesses since 1997
  • AWARD-winning business owner
  • CO-CREATOR of a 501c3
  • PHILANTHROPY PROGRAMS expert
  • AUTHOR of #1 Amazon Best seller on greatness
  • COAUTHOR of 3 books
  • CREATOR of sold out retreats, events and workshops
  • PUBLISHER of many articles (web & magazines)
  • PR & MARKETING expertise
  • SPEAKER to hundred’s of groups
  • LIFE/BUSINESS COACH for 14 years to thousands of individuals
  • FEATURED in over 60+ media stories
  • PAST PRODUCER of TV show

Take a look at the different ways we can work together. Click here.

Dena’s book:


 

 

 

 

#1 Amazon Best Seller
You were BORN with greatness and the tips in  this book will teach you to crush smallness so that you can live, love and lead from your greatness and create the most extraordinary life you can imagine. ORDER HERE

Dena’s co-authored books:

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Dena is one of the co-authors behind the collective effort of The Faces behind the pages that Inspire series. The Faces Behind the Pages That Inspire is filled with fascinating stories from authors who overcame the greatest obstacles in their path and thereby bringing inspiration to millions. Order your book or kindle version today! ORDER HERE.

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Dena’s story can be found in
Women in High Def which
aims to propel women out of a low-def, foggy life of going through the motions in a blur.
The profound stories, intercessory prayer prompts and coaching elements work together to catapult women into living fearlessly for God…being bolder moms, having purposeful passions, pursuing marriage excellence, loving themselves with gusto, laughing with abandon, and more. The Bible study at the back of the book points them to scripture to gain Biblical insight and direction for each need and role they play. It can be used alone or in a group. Order your book or kindle version today! ORDER HERE.

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BEST SELLER!
Dena’s powerful story is found in Empowered Women of Social Media.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Empowered Women of Social Media: Finding Global Unity in Social Communities is a book featuring women from all over the world. Each story is written to inspire you the reader, and through our process we formed a unique sisterhood. Social Communities such as Facebook, provide women a platform for which to enhance and raise their voice. Global unity is a topic which is very dear to the hearts of each writer in this anthology. Today more than ever, the world is embracing women as change makers, life seamstresses and innovators of positive change. ORDER HERE.

 

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Dena helped this project become a reality and became the Media & Tour Director in NYC in 2001. The Project was made into a book titled “The September 11 Photo Project, published by Regan Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers in May of 2002. It has sold over 60,000 copies and the book reached number one in Amazon.com rankings in the month after its release and stayed in the Top 10 for a week. It also appeared on the extended NY Times Best Seller List. All the proceeds from the book went to the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, a not-for-profit that supports research, prevention, education, and the proper treatment of burns. Over twenty thousand dollars were raised on behalf of the Foundation through both direct and indirect efforts.

A few of Dena’s awards include:

  • Athena Awards Nominee, 2016
  • MASK Unity Award, Honoree, 2015
  • ewomen Network, Nonprofit of the year, 2015
  • MASK Unity Award, Top 15 finalist, 2014
  • Woman of the Year, NBAZ Top 3 Finalist 2013
  • Best Of, Winner, Phoenix Magazine 2010
  • Mompreneur of the Year, Top 10 Finalist 2010
  • Spirit of Enterprise top 5 Semi-Finalist, 2009
  • Event of the Year winner, AzTec Awards 2008
  • Platinum Awards Winner, Arizona Foothills Magazine 2008
  • Athena Powerlink Winner, 2008
  • Woman of The Year/January winner, Clear Channel Radio 2007
  • Harvard Business School, Entrepreneur of the year,  Finalist
  • NYC Chancellor’s Office, Creative Service Award

 

Connect with Dena here:

WEBSITE: www.DenaPatton.com
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/DenaPatton
PINTEREST: http://pinterest.com/denapatton/
LINKEDIN: www.linkedin.com/in/denampatton
INSTAGRAM: @DENAMARIEPATTON
PERISCOPE: DENA PATTON

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logo Dena is a member of: The International Coach Federation, eWomen Network Platinum,  & Arizona Small Business Association.

 

What is most important to you when choosing a business coach?
1. Trust, Integrity & Confidentiality
2. Experience, Strategies & Results
3. Support, Partnership & Encouragement
Dena offers all of it.
Schedule a Free Discovery Session on Dena’s calendar here.