Denise Reading


Denise Reading, CEO of and CEO of LDR Worldwide, is a serial entrepreneur who specializes in advancing the potential of individuals by providing training, coaching & consulting services to organizations. She is committed to driving success through the upskilling of people to meet the demands of work that result in a positive economic impact for the individual, company and the local region.

After serving 17 years as the Vice President at Baldwin-Wallace University, Dr. Reading served as the President at Tri-C’s Corporate College and founder of the Global Corporate College. Dr. Reading is an advisor to education and learning focused startups, angel and venture investors, industry associations, foundations, non-profits, higher education institutions, governments and corporations around the world in the area of leadership, learning innovation and economic development.

Denise earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Arkansas, her Master of Arts at Bowling Green State University and her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration at Kent State University.