DD Adams - DEM Challenger

Financial Strength

Raised ($): $380,450

Cash on Hand ($): $29,107

% of the total DEM $ Raised: 100%

Cash on Hand v. Opponent (%):

Race: Black


Denise, a native of Winston-Salem and African-American, a graduate of Morgan State U, retired qualityengineer, and Winston-Salem City Council member since 2006, has extensive experience in localgovernment and non-profits. She is currently Vice Chair of the Finance Committee and CommunityDevelopment/Housing/General Government Committee on the Council. She has served on the board ofmany local and state organizations including: NC League of Municipalities, Arts Council, First Tee of theTriad, Forsyth County Community Garden Extension. She has worked on raising wages for city workers,infrastructure investment, city beautification, healthy food, LGBTQ rights, and environmental projects. She is a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church.