DENISE M. JELINSKI-HALL, Chief Master Sergeant, USAF (Ret.), Senior Enlisted Advisor, National Guard Bureau, continues to find ways to give back. She speaks on leadership, mentorship, and the importance of personal growth and development. Denise and her husband, Gary, live in Colorado.
Denise Jelinski-Hall was plucked out of a small town in Minnesota by a member of the National Guard. Over the next three decades, Denise rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She achieved the highest position ever held by an enlisted woman in the history of the U.S. military.