Denise Hayman-Loa has over 34 years of business strategy, entrepreneurship, client facing and management experience in technology and financial services, as well as board experience on two nonprofits. Prior to becoming Carii CEO in 2013, Denise worked for 29 years in Financial Services in senior positions, focusing on sales, client relationships, technology, strategy and business building at firms such as Salomon Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and as a management consulting partner at Ernst & Young. A creative thinker with broad experience, Ms. Hayman-Loa is exceptionally effective at identifying opportunities and gaps in business models across multiple industries – both strategically and pragmatically.
Ms. Hayman-Loa has been Co-Founder & CEO of Carii for 5 years, bringing the company from a small beta platform to a fully developed solution garnering multiple awards, clients and team members. Now considered a thought leader in the Social Business software space, Denise has been interviewed multiple times, including by the BBC, and in addition to running the company, she assists Carii clients from multiple industries with their communication and business strategies as they implement the Carii solution.
Ms. Hayman-Loa also has a background in the nonprofit sector serving on the Board of Trustees and formerly Chair of the Board of Trustees for Appel Farm, a nonprofit dedicated to delivering transformative arts and learning experiences as the arts education leader in South Jersey.