Foundation Board

Denise Fraile


Denise is the esteemed founder of Verati Design Group, a boutique consulting firm specializing in branding and business strategy for middle-market clients. Since its establishment in 2006, Verati Design Group has risen to prominence under Denise’s exceptional leadership and expertise.

​With an impressive client portfolio that ranges from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Denise has successfully guided and advised on a wide range of national and niche campaigns across industries such as judicial, real estate, professional athletes, architecture, logistics and supply chain management, legal, and fashion. Her unwavering work ethic and innate creativity have been the driving forces behind her entrepreneurial success, enabling her to excel in a fiercely competitive business landscape. Denise firmly believes in the power of adaptability and effective leadership, while consistently exhibiting a keen eye for design and innovation.

​In addition to her professional achievements, Denise embodies a global perspective, possessing fluency in multiple languages and a deep understanding of diverse cultures, including Germany, Spain, Canada, and the United States. She is a passionate artist and connoisseur of beauty in all its forms. Furthermore, Denise’s background as a former leading Canadian show jumper, having competed at the Grand Prix level, reflects her tenacity and affinity for challenges. Notably, she actively supports several philanthropic initiatives, demonstrating her compassion and commitment to making a positive impact beyond the business realm.

​Denise’s academic credentials are equally impressive, having earned both a Bachelor of Science (BS) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with honors. She has further expanded her knowledge and expertise through specialized programs at Harvard, focusing on areas such as Sustainability in Business Strategy, Disruptive Strategy and Entrepreneurship. Furthermore, Denise invested several years in studying design at the renowned Ontario College of Art and Design, solidifying her foundation in the field. Her exceptional abilities and contributions have been published in the prestigious Metropolitan magazine, and she holds a IMDb recognition.

​In summary, Denise’s multifaceted talents, unwavering dedication, and exceptional leadership have propelled her entrepreneurial journey, resulting in the establishment and success of Verati Design Group. Her passion for design, cultural fluency, philanthropy, and academic achievements exemplify her outstanding skills and unwavering commitment to making a positive and lasting impact in the world of business and beyond.


Denise is an extraordinary individual who wholeheartedly dedicates herself to serving and uplifting the vibrant community of Palm Beach County. Her profound commitment to social entrepreneurship and philanthropic initiatives sets her apart as an influential figure in the realm of community development. 

Denise firmly believes in effectively harnessing the power of collective giving to effect positive change.

​Having occupied numerous esteemed positions as a board and committee member for non-profit organizations over the course of many years, Denise’s leadership acumen has left an indelible mark on her endeavors.

​At present, Denise holds pivotal Advisory role for JustWorld International, a distinguished organization twice nominated for the esteemed CNN Heroes accolade. Guided by a profound vision, JustWorld International impacts the lives of nearly 10,000 children across the globe, including those within the United States. It is through her association with this remarkable organization that Denise was bestowed with the prestigious Humanitarian Leg-Up Award, an esteemed recognition celebrating her tireless efforts in empowering underprivileged children, giving them a “Leg-Up” to a brighter and more promising future. Denise also serves on the Development Committee for Families First of Palm Beach County, and the Development Committee for the Women’s Foundation of Florida. Denise is thrilled to share the exciting news of her recent appointment as the Chair for the 2024 Families First of Palm Beach County Annual Luncheon. In addition to this prestigious role, Denise has been extended an invitation to join the Board of Directors. Eager to make meaningful contributions to Families First, Denise is poised to bring her passion, dedication, and wealth of experience to further enhance the organization’s impactful mission. Further increasing her outreach, Denise  has been invited to join the Board of Vita Nova, a Palm Beach county organization that creates a safe bridge to independence for former foster care, LGBTQ and other homeless youth through supportive housing, education, employment and life skills training..

​Her reputation and influence extend far beyond the local realm, this led to her nomination as a distinguished panel speaker at a NEXUS Global summit. This groundbreaking organization serves as the largest network of international next-gen philanthropists, impact investors, and social entrepreneurs, boasting a diverse membership of individuals hailing from over 70 countries and collectively representing families with assets surpassing $500 billion.

​In essence, Denise’s unwavering commitment to social entrepreneurship and philanthropy has truly set her apart as an inspirational figure. With each endeavor she undertakes, she leaves an indelible impact on the lives she touches, steadily forging a path toward a more equitable and compassionate society.