Miranda DeSantis is Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Rodale Inc. In this role, she leads all areas of the employment experience — organizational development and design, talent acquisition and management, learning and development, Total Rewards, and culture and communications — across the company’s portfolio of world-class brands. These include Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Prevention, Runner’s World, Bicycling, and Rodale’s Organic Life, as well as Rodale Books and Rodale’s, an e-tail store offering healthy products that nurture happiness, protect nature, and help people around the world.
DeSantis joined Rodale from Pret A Manger, the natural, ready-to-eat food chain, where she served as VP, People for the U.S. operation. Prior to that, DeSantis spent more than a decade at Starwood Hotels & Resorts as Senior Director, Corporate Human Resources. At both Starwood and Pret, she played integral roles in fostering collaboration and developing progressive HR programs to achieve companywide transformation goals.
DeSantis received a BA in Rhetoric & Communications from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also a certified yoga teacher interested in tying mindfulness practices into the workplace. She resides in Greenwich, Connecticut.