Desiree is a confidence executive and the founder of Confident Living, LLC and is recognized as a motivational speaker, trainer and facilitator for women, individuals and groups in the area of confidence building. She specializes in empowering and inspiring people to discover their inherent abilities and gifts in every area of their lives through the development of their "confidence seed."
Prior to establishing Confident Living, LLC, she served as a senior strategic communications professional for more than 16 years. Her background is in both internal and external communications with expertise in strategic planning and positioning. In addition, she has held many prominent positions in several marketplace sectors including government, corporate, non-profit and agency--doing what she does best-communicating. Her proactive and progressive style has landed her the reputation of being a top communications mover and shaker within the communications industry. For this reason, in 2008, she was elected and served as president of the District of Columbia chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC DC/Metro), where under her leadership saw sizable growth in membership and programmatic development. In fact, this chapter is known around the globe as the largest in the United States and the second largest in the world.
When time permits, she also consults with organizations on communications planning and confidence building. Desiree is also the author of Seven Secrets for Confident Living scheduled to publish in 2021.
She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Howard University located in DC, and a master's degree in Public Communication from the world renowned American University, also located in the nation's capital. Additionally, to deepen her mastery of knowledge, she is a trained life coach and resides in the suburbs of Maryland.