Carol DeSantie is an accomplished practitioner in human resources with over twenty years of experience in both the public and private sector. In her current role with Sterling & Sterling, Inc. she is responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation. In this role, Ms. DeSantie strives to provide strategic leadership by articulating Human Resource needs and plans to the executive management team, collaborating with the CEO and President on growth strategies and overall well‐being of the organization. Ms. DeSantie is also a member of the Executive Cabinet at Sterling & Sterling.
Prior to joining Sterling & Sterling, Inc., Ms. DeSantie served as Vice President, Human Resources & Operations for Corporate Consulting Services in New York City before being promoted to lead its new Human Resources Division. Under her leadership, Corporate Consulting Services provided additional services which supported the concept that an organization’s employees are their most valuable resource. Ms. DeSantie has been responsible for all aspects of human resources, including recruiting, hiring, writing policies and procedures, medical benefits, employee relations, negotiating union contracts, mediation, arbitration, and professional development/training.
Ms. DeSantie is a graduate of Fairfield University with a MA, MFT and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English from Clark University. In addition, she holds a certification from Columbia University as a Certified Life Skills Trainer and a certification from Mount Sinai School of Medicine as a Crisis and Intervention Counselor.