Desiree Peterkin Bell
Desiree eventually rose to the position of Vice President of Government Affairs for NYC Marketing, the city's marketing development corporation. She worked in this capacity to acquire multimillion-dollar sponsorships for the city from corporations such as Universal Studios, General Motors, The Latin Grammys, and the Country Music Awards.
Desiree Peterkin Bell was appointed Director of Communication for the Booker Administration in Newark, New Jersey. As the team's youngest senior official, she would go on to develop an award-winning twenty-first-century communications network that spanned platforms and is credited with catapulting Cory Booker's social media presence to new heights.