Founder/Managing Partner, Champagne Hospitality
Denise Dupré is the founder and managing partner of Champagne Hospitality, a hotel design and development company. Her teams at two properties, The Royal Champagne and Le Barthélemy recently won Conde Nast #1 ranking in their regions: in Europe and the Caribbean respectively. Denise has worked extensively in the hotel and restaurant field, including roles in marketing, consulting, and operations for public and private hotel companies. She has also held teaching positions at Cornell School of Hospitality Administration, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration, and Harvard University. Denise has contributed to a number of schools in a volunteer capacity. She is a former trustee of Dartmouth College, Teach for All, the Noble and Greenough School, and the Charles River School as well as the former chair of the board of the Mercersburg Academy and the Fessenden School. She currently serves on the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors and the Board of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. She and her husband Mark Nunnelly and their four children love to travel and experience hospitality throughout the world.