Desirée Gaston has a passion for local social media with over eight years of experience in social media program management. Currently, she works on the My Local Social Team for Sam’s Club as a Senior Engagement Manager and enjoys creating training materials, communications, and supporting nearly 600 clubs and Social Champs.
In her previous role with Hilton, Desirée managed local social Team Member programs, including the award-winning Hilton Suggests program. She led comprehensive training development, social tool implementations, and recognition programs.
In her free time, Desirée enjoys hanging out with her three daughters and two fur kids. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Desirée loves the Portland Trailblazers and the Seattle Seahawks. However, not a fan of rain, she transplanted to the Phoenix area where she enjoys the dry desert heat. Her favorite thing to do is travel, try new restaurants, and support her girls’ many activities.