Denise Roche

Senior Counsel, Client Services and Corporate Communications

Denise Roche is senior counsel, client services and corporate communications at The Torrenzano Group, a reputation and high-stakes issues management firm specializing in building and protecting corporate reputations, helping clients grow their business and enhance brand and shareholder value.


Denise possesses extensive experience designing and executing results-oriented corporate communications programs for private and public companies across a variety of sectors and market capitalizations.

For more than 20 years she has worked with companies to effectively manage their communications demands, including industry positioning, crisis situations, regulatory issues, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, restructurings and quarterly reporting.

Most recently, she was a senior vice president at Brainerd Communicators, where she managed a portfolio of blue-chip through start-up clients. She designed and executed communications programs that included developing all necessary corporate collateral, providing insights on how messages are perceived and refining delivery.

Prior to joining Brainerd, Denise was a senior vice president and founding member of The Ruth Group, a New York based investor relations and public relations firm, where she helped establish and grow the firm’s business services and technology practice.

Denise held positions at Edelman Financial Worldwide, the investor relations division of the world’s largest independent PR firm. She began her career at an investor relations boutique specializing in emerging markets.

Denise holds a Bachelor of Science in economics and psychology from New York University’s College of Arts and Science.