Desiree Briel Rodi, MBA, MA

Desiree Briel Rodi

Evidence-Based Coaching Certification, Fielding Graduate University
MA, Organizational Development and Change, Fielding Graduate University
MBA, Seattle University
BA, Art & American Studies, Yale University

Adjunct, Department of Management

Teaching Areas

  • People Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership

Personal Bio

Adaptable, bold, resilient, and fiercely determined, 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 for their unique insight and intuition to integrate with integrity and intention in order to have the most positive and desirable impact. Desiree harnesses the power of Emotional Intelligence to drive awareness, action, and accountability to support companies and individuals seeking change, purpose, and adaptability. 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 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 BA in Art and in American Studies from Yale University, an MBA with Honors from Seattle University, where she assists with graduate leadership courses, and a Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching as well as a Master’s of Arts in Organizational Development and Change from Fielding Graduate University where she is pursuing a PhD in Organizational Development and Change. Desiree is an ACC certified coach and serves as the Co-Host for the Emotional Intelligence Special Interest Group for the LA Chapter of the International Coaching Federation and as the University Partnerships WSU Program Manager for ICF WA.