Denise Yap

Vice President, Corporate Citizenship


Denise’s career in philanthropy and her commitment to community service spans more than 20 years.  Denise is currently the Vice President, Corporate Citizenship at Synchrony.  She leads the company’s citizenship and charitable activities, including the Synchrony Foundation and the company’s signature program, Synchrony Families That WorkSynchrony Families that Work provides the basic needs to today’s working families, with focus on housing, childcare and economic security.

Prior to Synchrony, Denise was a Managing Director at Changing Our World and led the firm’s corporate practice.  Denise specialized in developing sustainable and impact-driven strategies that helped corporations and their key constituents maximize their collective efforts to strategically address major societal issues.  Her other past roles include: Director, Corporate Contributions and International Affairs at AIG, Manager of Grants and Programs at the Avon Foundation and Program officer at the prestigious Canada – U.S. Fulbright Program.

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