Denise F. Keane

Denise Keane

Denise F. Keane

Immediate Past Chair, Board Member, Class of 2015

Denise Keane is the principal of D. Keane LLC, and is a public speaker and advisor on risk, litigation and regulatory management, governance, and a broad range of diversity and leadership topics. Until July 2017, she was Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Altria Group, Inc., where she led the law, corporate secretary, and brand integrity departments. Previously she served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Philip Morris USA; and as Senior Vice President for Philip Morris Companies, Inc., with worldwide responsibility for the strategic management of regulatory issues for global tobacco, beer and food businesses. Ms. Keane served on the board of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and the board of the Virginia Opera. She currently serves on the board of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation where she is Chair of the Governance and Audit Committee; and is Immediate Past Chair of DirectWomen.