Diane previously served as Chief Administrative Officer for a top printing, packaging and promotional manufacturer, originally joining the company as a consultant, and creating its first Human Resources Department. She grew Human Resources to a team of 25+ HR professionals across the United States and Mexico to include 18 plants and 1900 employees. Working with the Executive team as a trusted colleague, a contemporary Human Resource organization was formed, serving as a true “strategic partner” with the Operations team of the corporation. She also held acquisition responsibility for due diligence through transition to full integration into the corporation for over 17 successful acquisitions and mergers.
In prior roles, Diane held the position of Vice President of Human Resources for a recreational boat manufacturer, initially hired as the first Human Resource professional to build an HR team servicing the corporate office, and three manufacturing plants.
Diane also served as Personnel Manager for a heavy construction equipment company with responsibilities to include all Human Resource functions and labor relations.
Diane graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science and a dual major in Psychology and Social Work. She has attended post-graduate classes, and Executive Training programs relating to Employment Law, Compliance, Strategic Planning, and Mergers & Acquisitions. Diane is a National member of SHRM, previously served on the Board of Harbor Credit Union, and actively supports several local charities.