Denesha Merchant is a native of Brooklyn, New York residing in West Palm Beach, Florida. She has successfully completed her Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Management, as well as her Master of Public Health at Florida A&M University. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering, traveling, and looking for new ways to improve in her career. As a strong believer in community engagement and development, she is currently a Girls Scouts Troop Leader for Troop 24313 in West Palm Beach, FL. Also Ms. Merchant serves as a Florida Ombudsmen for the State of Florida to help the elder community that are living in long term care facilities. She has a strong passion to serve the elder community and to make a difference in the long term community. Denesha is always eager to use her knowledge and skills to help in the advancement of her community; regardless if the change is huge but still making a difference.