Pam Bennecker & Dan Denisoff

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Pam Bennecker, Health Coach & Cosmetic Brand Representative

Pam Reagan Bennecker is a life-long resident of Sevier County. She has been in the beauty industry for over 30 years as a spa owner, pageant contestant, pageant director, and a judge. She currently directs the Miss Gatlinburg/ Miss Smoky Mountains pageant as part of the Miss America Organization. She also directed the Sevier County’s Fairest of the Fair for 10 years.

She is actively involved at Pathways Church and is part of the women’s ministry and is actively involved in her community and was a part of Leadership Sevier.

She opened the Colour Bar and Spa in Pigeon Forge. Staying in the beauty field, she opened and managed the very first of many St. Somewhere Spas in the chain of Margaritaville Hotels.

She now works as brand representative for IT Cosmetics at Ulta and is a Certified Independent Health Coach. She loves helping people transform their health!

Pam resides in Sevierville with her husband Eric Bennecker and together they have seven children and three grandchildren.

Dan Denisoff, Vice President of Capital Projects Ole Smoky Distillery

Dan recently relocated to East Tennessee from the Hudson Valley region of New York State to work with the team at Ole Smokey Distillery.

Dan is a high-performing Senior Executive of Manufacturing and Plant Operations. With a Global background, he has led all aspects of the manufacturing and supply chain processes in the Wine and Spirits Industry. He has a proven and consistent track record for organization-wide performance in strategy development, and project execution. Known for getting things done with a true entrepreneurial spirit and broad business background, Dan takes great pride in being a developer of talent and has the reputation of hard work, honesty and creating a culture of teamwork and excellence.

In his leisure time, Dan likes to travel and is an avid fan of sports, especially SEC football. Dan is an accomplished ballroom dancer and has been dancing competitively for seven years. He is in one of the Top 10 Amateur Dancers in the United States in the circuit he competes in.

Dan is excited about participating in this Dancing with the Stars Event and is proud to support such an important charity.

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