Founder and CEO, FNB Holdings, LLC
Denise L. Devine is an experienced independent board directoras well as experienced Compensation Committee Chairand Auditand Risk Committee Chair under whoseleadership an inaugural Enterprise Risk Assessment was initiated and ongoing organization wide monitoring processes established. Ms. Devine is also a qualified financial expert. Herleadership experience includesgeneral management, operations and finance. A proven innovator, shehas developedtechnologyplatforms with resulting commercialized product applications, and executed IP strategy, licenses,and strategic alliances. Her experience spans from entrepreneurial start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations. Ms. Devine is Founderand Chief Executive Officer of FNB Holdings, LLC,a company dedicated to initiatives in the health and wellness space. She is also a Founder, CAO and CFO of RTM Vital Signs, LLC an early stage medical device company. As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nutripharm, Inc. Ms.Devine led the development ofa technology platform that generated a portfolio of patents resulting ininnovative natural food, beverage,pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products.The company also had manufacturing operations.Ms. Devine has executed strategic alliancesand licenses with pharmaceuticaland food companies as well as research agreements with the United States government.
Ms. Devine’s prior business experience includes executive positions at Campbell Soup Company where she was responsible for executing overa billion in financings,devising and implementing investment strategy, structuring and negotiating various capital markets transactions, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures in the food business, CFO of Energy Solutions International, a global software company serving theoil and gas industry, Columbia Gas System andArthur Andersen & Co.
Ms. Devine serves as an independent director and onthe Executive Committee ofthe following Boards: Fulton Financial Corporation, Chair –HR and Compensation Committeeand Vice Chair -Audit Committee(NASDAQ –FULT), AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. Chair –Compensation Committee and Audit Committee Member (NASDAQ –AGFS),AUS, Inc. Chair –Audit Committee and Compensation Committee Member (ESOP owned),and Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Audit and Investment Committee member. Ms.Devine is also an independent director of Cubic Corporation (NYSE –CUB),serving on the Audit and Compliance Committee and Technology Strategy Committee, and SelectQuote –serving on the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees. Shehas completed a ten year tenure on the Villanova University Board of Trustees, where she servedas Chair –Audit and Risk Committee and asa member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee. Ms. Devine is also a passionate children’s nutrition and health advocate. She isChair of The Advisory Board of the MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Nutrition Education at Villanova University Nursing School, served as a member of the Health Innovations task force of the CEO Council of Greater Philadelphia, served for ten years on the Board of Lourdes Health System and is a member of theAdvisory Board of the Centerfor Marketing and Consumer Insightat Villanova UniversitySchool of Business. She is also Co-Chair of Women Corporate Directors –Philadelphia Chapter and serves on the Philadelphia Chapter Board of NACD.
Ms. Devine has received numerous Honors and Awards including the “Best 50 Business Women in Pennsylvania” Governor’s Award, theGold Medal Alumnae Award fromVillanova University, the Take the Lead Award from the Girl Scoutsand the Iris Newman Award from the Alliance of WomenEntrepreneurs.Ms. Devine hasalso held numerous professional leadership positions. She served on the American Institute of CPAs Board of Directors, President of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs and was appointed by the Governor of Pennsylvania to serve on The State Board of Accountancy, the ethics and licensing Board for the 25,000 CPA’s in Pennsylvania, serving several years as Chairof that Board. She was also appointed by the Governor to serve on the Pennsylvania Blue Ribbon Business Tax Policy Reform Commission.Ms. Devine, a co-inventor on over twentyU.S. and international patents, is also co-founder of The Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE).and has served as an “Entrepreneur in Residence” at The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Devine, a CPA, received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in Taxation from Villanova University and a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University, where she graduated summa cum laude and first in her class.