Diana brings nearly 15 years of government service, private sector, political and non-profit experience to SKDK. Her expertise includes building public-private partnerships, driving corporate social responsibility initiatives, and engaging corporate leaders in civic and non-profit efforts.
Most recently, Diana served as the Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility and Government Affairs for the Libra Group, where she managed Libra’s nine philanthropic platforms, which address critical domestic and global issues including the refugee crisis, entrepreneurship and educational opportunities for the underserved, and maternal mental health.
Prior to joining the Libra Group, Diana served as Director of the White House Business Council and Policy Advisor for the Obama Administration where she worked closely with business leaders from Fortune 500 companies as well as small and medium enterprises to identify opportunities for collaboration on the Administration’s policy priorities. This included forging coalitions on international trade, gun violence prevention, pay equity, and workforce development. Diana also served as the White House Liaison at the U.S. Small Business Administration. Diana began her career in Democratic politics working on several campaigns including President Obama’s re-election in 2012 and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
Diana holds a BA in Political Science from Villanova University and a certificate from the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Social Impact Strategy Executive Program. She is a StartingBloc Fellow and serves on the board of the HOME Project, the Business Forward Foundation and Villanova University’s Public Policy Society.