Desiree Peterkin Bell is a purpose-driven brand builder, best-selling author, and political and public affairs strategist. Throughout career, Desiree has served multiple political administrations including roles with Mayor Cory Booker, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and President Barack Obama.

Experience

  • DPBell & Associates

    at President & CEO

    January 2016 - at Present

    New York

  • Lecturer

    at University of Pennsylvania

    January 2017 - February 2019

    Pennsylvania

  • Consultant

    at Democratic National Convention Committee

    February 2016 - July 2016

    Pennsylvania

  • Communications and Strategy & City Representative

    at Michael A. Nutter - Office of the Mayor - City of Philadelphia

    November 2012 - January 2016

    Pennsylvania

  • Senior Advisor

    at Obama for America - Pennsylvania

    July 2012 - November 2012

    Pennsylvania

Education

  • MPA in Public Administration & Public Policy

    at National Urban Fellows

    2001 - 2002 (1 year) New York

  • BA in Political Science & Education

    at Swarthmore College

    1996 - 2000 (4 years) Pennsylvania

Languages

  • English Native

Hives