Denise Pines, of Los Angeles has been appointed to the Medical Board. She is responsible for strategic planning and business development for Denise Pines Inc. She served as President for The Smiley Group from 1998 to 2010. She launched Pines One Publications in 1993. Prior to starting her business over 15 years ago, Ms. Pines held management positions at AT&T, Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, and The Gap.
Ms. Pines has a bachelor of science degree in marketing from San Francisco State University, a masterís degree in international business from John F. Kennedy University and a masterís degree in finance from Stanford University.