Who Knew?!
5 Fun Facts About Denise


If you could be a character from a TV show, movie or book, who would you most want to be?

Honey West, private eye


Who is the most famous person you have ever met?

John Cleese


What is your hidden talent?

Thrift store treasure hunter


What’s the one thing you love to do at work?

Solve problems creatively


If you had a theme song, what would it be?

Roll With It
(Steve Winwood)

Denise Kowalski

Marketing & Operations Director


Denise is a focused, relationship-driven individual who brings creative energy and an eagerness to conquer new challenges to The Steely Group. A passionate life-long learner, Denise’s excellent communication skills, strong work ethic, and genuine interest in helping others make her a valuable asset to The Steely Group team.


Denise serves as the firm’s Marketing & Operations Director. ln addition to developing strategic marketing and communications solutions, she spearheads awards, special events, public relations, branding, website development, content management and social media efforts.


Before joining The Steely Group, Denise served as an independent consultant, helping small to mid-size businesses in the areas of sales and marketing, project management, communications and website development.


Earlier in her career, Denise spent 20 years in various roles at WTTW Channel 11 including that of publicist for many of the television station’s flagship series such as Chicago Tonight, Wild Chicago and Artbeat Chicago. She helped launch the station’s first member benefits program, served as managing editor of Eleven Magazine, and later as production director and staff writer for the station’s weekly news magazine, CityTalk.


Away from the office, Denise enjoys cooking, baking, gardening, and spending time with family, friends, and her adopted pup, Tucker.


Contact Denise: | Direct: 630.686.2596


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