Lisa Moody, MBA
Director of Career Services
Lisa Moody currently serves as the Director of Career Services specializing in providing career coaching and other professional development services for students, alumni, faculty and members of the community. Her other areas of responsibility include serving as the departments employer liaison, content manager, and event coordinator. Lisa also partners with community organizations such as Jobs for Delaware Graduates to provide seminars to high school students on what they can do now to be successful later in college or their careers.
Prior to coming to Delaware State University, Lisa spent 17 years in management in Corporate America in Operations and a brief period in the non-profit sector. Most of her employment tenure has been in banking and finance in credit cards and consumer deposits in a variety of fields ranging from collections, imaging, new accounts, fraud, individual retirement accounts, and corporate facilitating. She also has a background in residential real estate.
Lisa earned a B.S. in Christian Ministry from Chesapeake Bible College and Seminary and earned her MBA from Delaware State University. She enjoys utilizing her past and current experience to help others develop to reach their professional and personal potential.
Desiree Barnes, BSW
Student Employment Coordinator
Desiree Barnes currently serves as the Student Employment Coordinator for the Student Employment division of the Office of Career Services. Since 2004, Desiree has served the students of Delaware State University in various capacities while progressing in leadership and advancing her knowledge of the multifaceted approaches of the Office of Financial Aid as the Associate Director of Student Financial Services. Understanding that the benefits of financially investing in a quality education and the significant role education plays in lifelong employability of students, Desiree accepted the charge of Student Employment Coordinator in 2012. Currently, Desiree maintains a massive caseload of hundreds of on-campus student workers; and expects her program to continuously increase in student participation.
Desiree earned her Bachelors degree in Social Work from the Delaware State University, College of Education, Health and Public Policy, which was granted full accreditation status by the national professional accrediting agency, Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Desiree's education was focused on the studies of behaviors when working in diverse practice settings with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.