Denise C. Burke

“Denise exhibits leadership across all facets of the firm with an exquisite mastery of detail.”

Denise C Burke Casual


Denise understands a business from start-up through the complexities of managing and growing multiple companies. In addition to her financial knowledge base, she brings expertise in business planning strategy and oversight. Prior to joining Bigelow, Denise spent over fifteen years at the Liberty Lane suite of companies which included Liberty Lane Partners, Perspecta Trust, Liberty Lane Service Company, and their related entities. She held numerous professional roles in these companies including Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Compliance Officer, and Controller.

Denise began her career at KPMG in Boston after graduating from the College of the Holy Cross, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Society of CPAs and the Massachusetts Society of CPAs.  Additionally, Denise serves as a trustee of the Riverwoods at Exeter board.

Originally from Connecticut, Denise resides in North Hampton, New Hampshire with her husband Michael and their two girls, Kristin and Kelly. Denise is an avid reader, enjoys boating on Lake Winnipesaukee, cross-country skiing, cycling, and walking the beach.

Denise serves as the Chief Compliance Officer and Financial & Operations Principal of Bigelow Capital Securities, our registered broker-dealer. She is FINRA licensed Series 24, 28, 79, 99.

Character Strengths

  • Citizenship, teamwork, and loyalty
  • Capacity to love and be loved
  • Fairness, equity, and justice
  • Forgiveness and mercy
  • Hope, optimism, and future-mindedness