Belvedere Partnership

Denise M. Winchar


Denise M. Winchar is the President and Co-Founding Partner of Belvedere. She is responsible for the strategic development and growth of the firm, engaging clients, and guiding projects in strategic/business planning, change management, distribution and leadership, presentation coaching, sales and distribution, and presentation training.

With over 20 years of experience, Denise’s prior positions include the following: she was President of Phoenix Institutional Markets Group (IMG), now Vitrus Partners, in Chicago, IL, where she led the sales, marketing and servicing arms of the multi-platform company. She also served as Managing Director at Wells Capital Management in San Francisco, CA, where she oversaw the institutional sales, marketing and service teams. Her prior positions also include service as Vice President of Institutional Sales and Marketing at Scudder, Stevens & Clark, Inc. (now Scudder Kemper) and as National Institutional Sales Manager at FBS Capital Markets.

Denise graduated with honors, earning BA degrees in Political Science and Sociology from De Paul University in Chicago, where she also pursued graduate studies toward an MBA degree. She has taken numerous training management classes/seminars and has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences on presentation training and the sales process.