Badass Balloon Co. founder Desiree Ontiveros is a brand-building expert. For over a decade, Desiree has worked with a long list of brands such as Spanx, Royal Asscher Diamonds, and Romona Keveza to create high-impact, high-visibility influencer marketing campaigns. Desiree’s early career was spent in London, where her success in creating international visibility strategies was focused on celebrity and entertainment marketing and product placement for fashion clients. Her connections and resources allowed her to bridge the gap between the US and UK markets for many new contemporary designers, and she headed expansion efforts into foreign markets for established brands. Desiree previously founded The Style Contingent, a fashion and costume rental service for TV/film professionals in Los Angeles, which is now serving New Orleans. As the founder and President of Badass Balloon Co., Desiree brings both her experience in brand architecture as well as her expertise in international retail.