Member Profiles

Denise Shade


Denise is Managing Partner of Cormitto Partners with more than 25 years of leadership experience, she has a proven record of building and successfully transforming businesses facing formidable challenges, resulting in sustained profitable growth. Her passion is cultivating high-performing teams, fostering engagement, and creating an environment for team members to flourish and achieve success. Previously, Denise was a member of KeyBank's Executive Council and leader of several businesses for Key including Foreign Exchange, Financial Institutions, International Trade and Technology Payments. She was a past Managing Partner and current board member of Promise Partners (an entrepreneurship through acquisition incubator). She is on the board of the U.S. Department of Commerce Northern Ohio District Export Council. She is an Ohio Governor appointed Commodore. Denise is a graduate of Miami University (BA) and Case Western Reserve University (MBA).

Denise Shade
30799 Pinetree Road #234
Cleveland, Ohio 44124
(203) 952-9879