Diane is the owner of a management consulting firm founded in 1987 to help small businesses grow and prosper. The firm also provides consulting services to government agencies such as the US Army, the Arizona Department of Economic Security, and the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Diane learned purchasing contract management on the job. As records manager for Maricopa County Superior Court she was responsible for budgeting and contract management for nine departments, as well as for developing and administering annual operating budgets of $4.5 million. To date, as a contract consultant, she has helped more than 300 state, county, and municipal government employees develop or improve their contract management skills. Having worked on both sides of the desk, Diane brings a unique perspective to her contracting seminars and classes.
Diane holds a B.S. in management and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University. She is a member of the National Institute of Government Purchasing and the Society for Human Resource Management.