Receiving a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Pennsylvania State University, Diane went on to become Assistant Head Nurse at Beaver Valley Geriatric Center. She pursued a career in Coronary Care and became Assistant Director of Nursing at Heritage Valley Health System (HVHS).
Her career evolved as the need to develop and manage the first Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program for HVHS. During this time Diane completed her Masters Degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University. She continued to expand her experience by taking on the position as Manager of Marketing for Heritage Valley BusinessCare, Occupational Medicine. For over 7 years she was the Regional Director Marketing for the American Heart Association and responsible for Western Pennsylvania.
Over the past five years she has been with the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health (PBGH) helping to increase membership by 12% consistently and bringing innovative ideas and programs to employers including the American Health Strategies Project, PBGH and Internship Program. Managing the Prescription Drug Program, Diabetes Program, and operational needs of the PBGH are some of her varied duties.
She is a member of the National and Pennsylvania Nurses Association; Recent Member of the IRB for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Secretary of the Penn State Alumni Chapter in Beaver Valley; Past-President of the Executive Women’s Council of Beaver County, member of the Board of Directors for the Health Hope Network, past-member of the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania and other volunteer positions. She has represented the American Heart Association as an expert on heart disease, nutrition, and physical activity in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette; KDKA TV-Morning Show; KDKA and Clear Channel Radio.
In her spare time she and her husband enjoy the company of their 3 sons, 2 daughter-in-laws and 6 grandchildren. They also enjoy walking, biking and golfing.
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