Team

Meet the Black Chateau Team

Desireé Duffy

Founder

Desireé Duffy is the Founder of Black Château; Books That Make You, a multi-media brand that promotes books and authors through its award-winning website, podcast, and radio show; and The BookFest…

Bree

Director of Marketing Communication and Project Manager

Bree brings her expertise as a former paralegal, expert communicator, and organizational skills to Black Château…

Dave

Head of Operations

Dave brings his experience from the film and entertainment industry where he focused on content distribution to the team… 

Siddhi

Content Coordination

Siddhi is a content creation specialist with eight years of international experience in advertising and graphic design, Siddhi has proficiency in communication and project management with creative teams in lifestyle and fast-paced tech fields…

A.G.

Self-Publishing Expert

A.G. is a self-publishing expert who is also skilled in social media and other aspects of book marketing…  

Brian

Senior Developer

Brian started teaching HTML and managing technical support back in the mid- to late-1990’s when working for one of the earliest internet startup companies.  He brings his expertise in website development and design to the team…

Dacey

Art and Branding

Dacey is an artist and educator who brings her insights to the Black Château team…

Phil

Media Production

Phil Giangrande has been producing radio for iHeartmedia since 2003 and podcasts since 2007. He is an expert on both the technical and creative side of short and long-form audio production and contributes his experience to the Black Château team…