Dianna is a Senior Advisor with Exequity, and is located in our Mt. Laurel, New Jersey office. Dianna’s focus is on executive compensation and mergers and acquisitions. Dianna has over 15 years of human capital consulting experience, having advised on a broad array of corporate transactions and a myriad of executive compensation issues. Dianna has consulted with clients in multiple industries, including financial services, technology, retail, consumer products, and manufacturing.
Dianna has assisted many organizations on compensation strategy development, short- and long-term incentive plan design, evaluation of incentive plan measures and their relation to shareholder value creation, retention, and change-in-control issues. Dianna has consulted extensively on corporate transactions/transformations throughout the entire transaction lifecycle, from HR M&A readiness and target evaluation to integration planning, and execution. Her expertise includes aligning compensation strategies to financial results.
Prior to joining Exequity, Dianna was one of the top leaders of the M&A Practice at a global human resources consulting firm. Before taking the M&A role, Dianna worked in the same firm’s Executive Compensation Practice. Previously, Dianna was a financial consultant at Stern Stewart & Co., where she was involved in a wide range of client engagements focusing on Economic Value Added (EVA®) measurement and implementation, strategy, and incentive compensation.
Dianna is a frequent speaker at seminars and meetings that focus on executive compensation needs of corporate directors and senior human resource executives, in addition to director compensation. In the past few years, she has spoken at The National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) annual conference and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity & Innovation (MAPI) human resources council meetings, and attended various industry trade meetings.
Dianna received her B.A. in sociology and computer applications from Geneseo University and studied finance and economics at New York University. She is a member of WorldatWork and NASPP.