Meet the Legacy Leaders

Denola Burton

Legacy Leaders, Legacy Leaders Committee
National Board Secretary, CEO/Founder
Enhanced DNA: Develop Nurture Achieve, LLC

Denola M. Burton is the Founder and CEO of Enhanced DNA: Develop Nurture Achieve, LLC. She is a natural nurturer and brings over 20 years of Human Resources experience and expertise to challenge individuals and organizations to grow and develop wherever they are in their life or career.

Denola holds the Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Biology.  After beginning her career as a scientist, she transitioned into Human Resources in 1996 where she began to live her passion.  Denola is certified as a Professional in Human Resources from both the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP), and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI-PHR).  She is a Certified DISC Behavioral Coach through Institute Success and is a Certified Speaker, Trainer, Coach with the John Maxwell Team.

Through Enhanced DNA: Develop Nurture Achieve, Denola is poised and equipped to develop and nurture individuals and organizations to enhance their Leadership, Communication and Performance “DNA”.  Denola uses her HR expertise to provide strategic management tools to assess and provide interventions to meet individual and organizational goals and objectives.  Denola is an author and a publisher and is a member of the Independent Book Publishing Association (IBPA).  She created the Enhanced DNA Publishing Division of her company and now assists new and newer authors in publishing their books to meet the IBPA standards.

Denola retired in December, 2017 from Eli Lilly and Company, a Fortune 200 pharmaceutical company where her career spanned over 27 years.  She has been married to her husband, Phillip, for over 27 years and they have two daughters, Danielle and Ciara.  Denola focuses on living a life of “significance” by adding value through her business endeavors, her family and her friends.