As the Northwest PTAC Counselor, Diana covers 19 counties guiding small businesses through the government procurement process. She comes to PTAC with over 15 years of state and private industry procurement, workplace safety, and emergency management experience. Diana has a history in economic development with Purdue University providing education and resources to communities, hometown endeavors and small business development. As a PTAC Counselor, she will utilize her innate ability to strengthen communications, develop business collaborations, build relationships, establish new jobs within small businesses, increase brand recognition, and promote procurement opportunities for the Northwest Region. Diana has a master's degree in management from Indiana Wesleyan University.