Diane joined Veterans Bridge Home in August 2018 after more than 28 years of service to the community with Goodwill Industries. Diane brings deep experience in workforce and career development, training, comprehensive case management, and coaching. She was an early adopter and active in initial strategy sessions with Veterans Bridge Home to bring America Serves to North Carolina. With strong military ties going back three generations, Diane is passionate about supporting agencies and organizations in assisting veterans and military families to make successful transitions into civilian life.
Diane is passionate about coaching newly blended families and individuals in transition using mind, body, spirit approaches. Formal studies also include post graduate work at the University of California - Center on Deafness / Institute on Mental Health and Rehabilitation; Pranic Healing at the Institute of Inner Studies; The Institute for Life Coach Training; and American Sign Language interpreter training at the University of Tennessee - National Interpreter Training Consortium. Diane holds a degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Creative Arts.