Director for Design and Construction
Diana is the Director of Design and Construction overseeing all aspects of the campus development, including the additional future buildings to be completed by Fall 2019, which concludes the campus Phase I development. She joined Cornell Tech in 2013 and oversaw the design and construction of The Bloomberg Center, Central Utility Plant and the Campus Site infrastructure.
Prior to joining Cornell Tech she worked at Johnathan Rose Companies (JRCo), a real estate development firm. There she was the Sr. Project Manager and Capital Project Advisor to NYU-Poly on their Capital Transformation Plan in anticipation of the merger of institutions.
Prior to JRCo Diana was the Capital Renewal Manager for Columbia University’s Department of Planning, Design & Construction where she developed multiple 5- year capital construction plans for their four campuses. She also worked on the early planning and ULURP efforts for Columbia’s new Manhattanville campus expansion plan currently under construction.
Diana is a Registered Architect and a LEED AP. She graduated from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Real Estate Development and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from NYIT.
For several years she served as an appointed member of the Planning Board for the Town of Harrison, N.Y.