With over 15 years experience in experiential marketing, strategic planning, and sponsorship in Toronto and London, Desirée brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Tall Oak Private Wealth. More recently she added social media to her toolkit. Desirée’s role in marketing for the team includes understanding our clients’ goals and elevating the client experience.
Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, she moved to Toronto in 2003 where she worked in both the cultural and for-profit sectors. As Vice-President at an agency in Toronto, she worked with renowned cultural institutions such as the Royal Conservatory of Music, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and the Art Gallery of Ontario. On the consumer side of luxury brands, one of her biggest clients was Grey Goose Vodka; she spearheaded and managed their national sponsorship and marketing campaigns across Canada.
In London, Desirée has been part of some wonderful not-for-profit initiatives as Co-Chair for Women with Vision, a committee member with Lawn Summer Nights, and currently she is part of Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario as a wish granter.