Denise K. Finn, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB is a senior consultant with NIGP Consulting, an NIGP instructor, and leader in public procurement with over 25 years of experience across the public and private sectors. She spent most of her public procurement career serving higher education at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona and the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky before moving to the gulf shores of Florida in 2016, where she leads the procurement team at the City of Fort Myers.

She has vast experience in many areas of public procurement with a specialty in policy and procedures, procurement cards, solicitations, contract management, and change management. Denise currently represents NIGP on the National Council for Public Procurement and Contracting (NCPPC); a council that joins the voices of eight charter associations representing more than 37,000 members, and is the treasurer for the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials (FAPPO).