Denise M. Hicks

Management and Program Analyst

Denise Hicks is a Management and Program Analyst in the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the Department of Commerce Office of the General Counsel. CLDP provides training and consultative services to countries in economic transition. This technical assistance supports legal and regulatory reforms that encourage market-driven trade and investment in those countries. Mrs. Hicks started with CLDP in 1999 as the office secretary. Mrs. Hick’s primary focus is the office budget.

Prior to joining CLDP, Mrs. Hicks worked for the Maritime Administration at the Department of Transportation as a Technical Assistant. She also has worked for the Office of the General Counsel as the General Counsel’s Secretary and the Federal Aviation Administration as a Personnel Staffing Clerk, a Secretary and a Property Clerk, all under the Department of Transportation.

Mrs. Hicks started her federal government career as a summer employee with the Federal Home Loan Bank Board. Mrs. Hicks has over 30 years of federal service.

Mrs. Hicks attended Chamberlain Vocational High School and Strayer University for a semester. Mrs. Hicks is a graduate from the USDA Graduate School with a certificate in Financial Management. Mrs. Hicks is very active in her church and along with her husband is the proud mother of five children.



Upcoming Programs

August 7, 2017 - September 29, 2017
September 18, 2017 - September 26, 2017

CLDP in Action

September 14, 2017 - September 19, 2017

CLDP hosted standards experts from the governments of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan for U.S.-based consultations to assist in developing trade-related harmonized standards in Central Asia and benefit domestic and international businesses alike through increased market access, transparent system, and fair regulations.

Read More about CLDP Hosts Consultations for Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Standards in Washington D.C.