Profile On Local Business: Desiree Elliott

Profile On Local Business: Desiree Elliott

My company & title is….
Big O Tires and Service, I am the owner.

A typical day in my life includes…
I am a busy mom of three, so I am rushing off to school and then to Big O Tires, where I am working on everything from serving our customers to advertising and marketing.

My favorite thing about living/working in Deer Valley is…
The community is amazing, the people are really friendly. All my customers are my neighbors and it is nice when I see them at another local business and people recognize me as the girl from Big O Tires.

Your favorite movie you could never get tired of watching and why…
Pride and Prejudice, I love it, I know it such a typical girl answer but I just love Mr. Darcy.

My family…
Is wonderful of course, they are my whole world. I am married to Brian and I have three children. Brandon is nine years old, Avery is five years old and Autumn, who is one year old.

The business lesson I learned the hard way is…
Learning how to balance my working life and my family life.

One thing I cannot live without…
Chapstick and coffee in the morning.

When I was younger, I wanted to be…
A doctor.

The song I would sing at Karaoke night is…
Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey.

The one person who motivates me is…
My dad, he is a partner with me at Big O Tires, he always seems to light a fire under me when I really need it.

The last thing that made me laugh out loud was…
I am always trying to save the local wildlife, a bunny in the front yard or the birds that created a nest in my wreath on the front door. My husband called me Snow White the other day and it made me laugh.

The perfect day would be…
Going to the beach and hanging out with my family, and I really like naps, so taking a nap too!

My first job was…
Levi’s Outlet in Goodyear

My life…
Is hectic! Oh my gosh, I feel like I never stop moving.

I’m currently working on…
We are looking to expand our business, we will see what happens!

The actor I would want to play me in a movie of my life is…
Blake Lively. She is so pretty but really looks nothing like me.

My dream vacation would be to…
Someday I really want to travel around Europe and eat all the amazing food!

My words of wisdom to aspiring business owners…
Sometimes being a woman in business is intimidating, but I promise you’ve got this! 

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