Diana is the Vice President and Chief Operations Officer at HMMH. She provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that HMMH operates with proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems to meet client needs, ensure operating efficiency and sustain financial viability.
In addition to her corporate responsibilities, through participation in complex federally and privately sponsored projects, Diana has become an expert on FAA regulations governing aviation expansion, the National Environmental Policy Act, and many state and local regulations impacting aviation growth. Diana has also developed an understanding and appreciation of the fundamental requirements of major users of the national airspace system such as commercial airlines, the GA community and the military. Diana has worked with various stakeholders to find balanced solutions to issues involving the effects of new capacity enhancing technologies and policies on the environment. She architected a methodology for evaluating aviation system alternatives, and customized the methodology for aviation infrastructure studies for regional aviation assessments. In addition to this, she has assisted clients in organizing and facilitating steering committees, technology/legislation/investment workshops, and concept demonstrations.
Diana is an instrument rated private pilot and an active member of organizations such as the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), Transportation Research Board (TRB), Airport Consultants Council (ACC), Airports Council International (ACI), American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).
Diana holds a B.A. in Aviation Business Administration as well as an M.B.A. in Aviation from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.