Desire’ De Montijo CIS, DMCP

With over 35 years of hospitality experience, including more than 12 years as a DMC professional in New Orleans, Desire’ De Montijo, CIS, DMCP, is a seasoned industry veteran. She believes that success lies in passion, positivity, and embracing new opportunities to create exceptional events while delivering extraordinary service.


Desire’s career spans the realms of DMC, Special Events, and Culinary Industries, where she has been the driving force behind numerous successful endeavors. Her dedication to the industry and the city of New Orleans knows no bounds, as evidenced by her pivotal roles in orchestrating technical and special events for major industry gatherings. From serving as co-chair of The Special Event Gala Dinner Celebration to contributing to large-scale events such as IPW and the New Orleans Food and Wine Experience, Desire’ continues to leave an indelible mark on the landscape of hospitality in the Crescent City.