Desy is a human resources and diversity, equity, and inclusion leader who has more than 15 years of experience in recruitment, employee relations, training and development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Before serving as the managing director of people at Morning Consult, she was the senior director of culture and talent at Arabella Advisors.
Desy has worked in workforce development for Maryland’s Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, the nonprofit arm of the county government, where she matched jobseekers to area businesses. Before that, Desy worked in sales, operations, and human resources for American Greetings in Cleveland, where a local magazine recognized her as one of Cleveland’s “40 under 40” for her professional success and civic contributions. Desy has a bachelor’s in journalism from the University of the District of Columbia.
Desy is passionate about giving back. She has volunteered with political campaigns and many nonprofits, including Habitat for Humanity, Food and Friends, and So Others Might Eat. She is also a member of the giving circle, Black Benefactors.
Desy joined the Byte Back Board in 2016 because she recognized how the organization helps change the lives of students and significantly increase their earning potential. She is excited about the long-term benefits of investing in people and how building wealth can have an impact for generations to come.