Adaptable, bold, fiercely determined, and resilient, Desiree leads with authenticity and courage. Her mission is to help individuals and groups define a path of growth and purpose. Desiree inspires others to look inward toward their unique insight and intuition, integrate with integrity and intention in order to have the desired impact.
Desiree harnesses the power of Emotional Intelligence to drive awareness, action and accountability to support companies and individuals seeking change, authenticity and purpose.
Sought after speaker and facilitator, Desiree finds great satisfaction in helping others to become their best, while simultaneously pursuing her own path towards excellence. Desiree has worked in higher education administration at Princeton University. In Seattle, Desiree worked in non-profit management, and at Brooks Sports in people & business strategy. She launched the talent acquisition and placement segment for uniquelyHR (now Reverb) winning clients from the local Seattle tech sector.
In 2018, she founded Desiree Briel Rodi Consulting & Coaching to pursue the intersection of EQ and Coaching and to provide services to support companies and individuals seeking authenticity, growth and purpose. In her professional endeavors, she has worked with clients such as Amazon, Nordstrom, Riot Games, Laura Mak Fitness, Brentwood Presbyterian Preschool, Overland Avenue Elementary School (LAUSD), and The State Bar of California, to name a few.
She holds a B.A. in Art and in American Studies from Yale University, an MBA with Honors from Seattle University, where she teaches graduate leadership and management courses, and a Certificate in Evidence Based Coaching from Fielding Graduate University where she is now pursuing a PhD in Organizational Development and Change. Desiree is an ACC certified coach. She currently serves as the Co-Host of the Emotional Intelligence Special Interest Group for the LA Chapter of the International Coaching Federation, and as a Program Manager for University Partnerships with the Washington State Chapter of the International Coaching Federation.