Denise Parnell, Community Engagement
Denise Parnell supports Explore Bike Share’s mission by developing programming for the system’s ridership and creating strategies for community engagement. Working most recently as an online community ambassador, her experience within the fields of academia, fitness, and social media has had a unified focus on building engagement and local investment.
As Community Engagement Manager, Denise will build on her foundation of marketing and communications, project management, event coordination, and civic outreach. Her background in developing social media strategies, networking opportunities, and constructive partnerships will help Explore Bike Share reach its goal of serving every facet of Memphis’ population.
A graduate of the University of Memphis, Denise is passionate about serving the city as well as traveling to gather inspiration for our growth. She is excited to be part of this brand-new system and enthusiastic about creating authentic relationships with the residents, stakeholders, and organizations both within the Explore Bike Share service area and beyond.