Denise Garcia Van Wyngaardt

Chief Executive Officer and President

Denise Garcia Van WyngaardtAs CEO, Denise is principally engaged in outreach activities with customers, partners, and industry professionals to help ensure the relevance, currency, and excellence of Indigo IT’s solutions and services. She emphasizes a values-based culture characterized by a strong ethical code of conduct and a commitment to the company’s core values of Responsibility, Initiative, Service, and Excellence (RISE).

Career:

Denise’s previous work experience includes time as a policy analyst and research associate with the National League of Cities and the Institute for Youth, Education, & Families, where she worked closely with city mayors and other local government leadership from across the country to develop policy positions and help manage large grants from prominent national foundations. Denise graduated from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. She was also a Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellow and received her Master’s degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Personal:

Denise is a native Texan and hails from a small town near San Antonio. As the first to attend college in her family, she lives by the mantra her family taught her: “It’s not what we are but what we can be.” An avid reader and beach lover, she resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and two young (and very active) children.

Life Goal:

To achieve mastery in work-life balance and ultimately give back to the people and places that have helped pave her way.