Dena currently operates her own residential appraisal firm, Advantage Valuation Group Inc. in Calgary and the surrounding area. She joined the AIC in 2003 and obtained her CRA designation in 2007 upon completion of the UBC course requirements. She has volunteered for the Calgary MLC since 2009 and is currently the Chairperson. Dena has completed a wide range of residential valuations (including vacant land, leasehold properties, and country residential acreages), with a focused specialization in relocation appraisals. She has also testified as an Expert Witness before the City of Calgary Assessment Appeal Board and the Municipal Government Board. Dena also has approximately 10 years past experience as a Legal Assistant, primarily in the areas of real estate, foreclosures and litigation.