Trainer Bio

Denise Liebetrau, MBA

Denise Liebetrau is a human resource consultant and compensation expert with more than 25 years of experience at Fortune 500 companies. In her role as founder and CEO of her own consulting firm, she partners with business leaders to get the people, processes, and performance metrics in place to maximize profit and impact. Denise is also a Career and Salary Negotiation Coach that helps high achievers get paid what they are worth and have careers aligned to their values.

Denise's comprehensive expertise in human resource management includes: HR program design and implementation; compensation and benefits benchmarking; HR strategy alignment to business strategy; employment-related compliance; discrimination and gender pay equity analysis; performance metric audit and development; employee handbook and policy development; organization and job design; HR process improvement; interim HR leader; HR project management; and HR communications and training.

Before forming her own consulting firm, Denise worked as the Director of Compensation at Newmont Mining Corporation and was the Compensation and Health Plan Manager at CenturyLink. Denise has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and an MBA degree from Kansas State University.