Bethany Denning
Full Name
Bethany Denning
Strategic Partner
People Pinnacle, LLC
Speaker Bio
Bethany Denning, People Pinnacle Strategic Partner, provides strategic organizational design and development solutions to support client growth and success. A management consulting expert, Bethany specializes in solving client problems through a human resources focused lens to ensure leaders, managers and employees are aligned in their pursuit of company goals.

Bethany has over 15 years of experience across many areas of human resources and organizational development, including strategic planning, recruitment, compensation, performance management and employee relations. She is skilled at redesigning organizational structure and people processes to support strategic goals.

Bethany has worked both internally and externally for a variety of organizations and is passionate about ensuring a high performance culture. As a consultant, she has driven HR strategy and process improvement focused on centralization and globalization efforts, as well as guided localized HR efforts within franchise concepts. She has expertise with the hourly workforce, professional employees, executives and boards of directors for both publicly traded and privately held companies. She worked internally to build a shared service center for a global law firm as an HR director and spent the past 5 years with Lexmark International leading their global compensation and benefit teams and driving diversity and inclusion efforts. Her recent work at Lexmark included management of short and long-term incentive programs, benchmarking, merit pay and executive compensation.

Bethany’s consulting portfolio includes clients within the legal, hospitality and education sectors, as well as others. Bethany is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resource (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute and holds a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University as well as a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from DePaul University. She is located in Lexington, KY.