Denise grew up in New Jersey and moved to Houston in 1979. She has been in sales all of her adult career and landed at Sunny 99 radio in Houston. She sold more radio advertising in Texas than anyone in history and was therefore inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. After retirement, she went to work for the cleaning company that Howard started with their wedding money doing referral marketing. Denise and Howard have been married for 37 years, and have one son, a daughter-in-love, and two precious grandkids.