Diane brings to her Dunleavy & Associates role as Engagement Team Leader nineteen years of development experience at the independent school and college level. She also has thirteen years of investment and financial planning experience at Merrill Lynch, where she worked with high-net-worth clients, concentrating in long range and retirement planning. With a donor centered approach, she has successfully executed capital campaigns, leadership and planned giving strategies and milestone reunion events. She is particularly proud of her results in increasing donor engagement and satisfaction, producing record dollars raised and Achieving greater donor/organization affinity.
Dunleavy & Associates is a consulting firm that provides project management, contracted leadership and advisory services to charitable organizations and the foundations and companies that support them. Before joining Dunleavy in 2019, Diane spent nine years at Germantown Friends School as Director of Alumni, Major Gifts and Planned Giving, successfully raising record dollars for the school. Other prior employers include The Haverford School, William Penn Charter School, Germantown Academy, Haverford College and Bucknell University.
Diane earned her B.A. in Music from Haverford College. She is a member of the Haverford College Corporation (Advisory & Fundraising Committees); she serves on the Board of the Lyra Society; and is a member of Singing City Choir, one of Philadelphia’s finest amateur, mission-based choirs.