Hazel joined Denning & Company in April 2017 as an Executive Assistant to the CEO, Paul Denning. She is responsible for coordinating travel arrangements, conferences and events, preparing for client meetings, and keeping the office running efficiently. Hazel is also responsible for ensuring Denning & Company General Partner and Limited Partner clients’ requests are responded to quickly and completely. Hazel holds the CAIA Fundamentals of Alternative Investment Certificate.
Prior, Hazel spent several years with the international consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal, where she assisted four Managing Directors and two Senior Directors within the Global Forensic Dispute and Public Sector units. In that capacity, she worked on significant public sector projects as well as multi-million-dollar litigation matters for which she conducted industry research, built financial models, and managed document control.
Hazel moved to the San Francisco Bay Area from Kansas City. She holds an MBA from San Francisco State University, and additionally holds a Certificate in Business Ethics and Compliance from San Francisco State University. Hazel also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences/pre-Veterinary Medicine with a minor in French from Kansas State University. She is also a yoga instructor, E-RYT 500 Certified, and has been teaching since 2006.