Diane works with First Nations, private companies and not-for-profits, advising on Corporate Finance matters including business and succession planning, acquisitions and divestitures, and financing to support growth, acquisitions, management buyouts, and turnarounds.
As Senior Vice President in the Corporate Finance practice at Wolrige Mahon LLP she advised and worked with business owners on M&A transactions, financing and financial management, as these entrepreneurs acquired, grew, and sold their businesses. Her clients were often in the midst of significant change as they grew their businesses and prepared for succession. In addition to her corporate finance activities she played a leadership role in Wolrige Mahon’s marketing and business development activities.
For nearly 15 years she worked in commercial banking (TD Commercial Banking), subordinated debt and mezzanine financing (Roynat Capital and Vancity Capital). In this capacity she worked with private company owners, analyzing their businesses, their strategic plans, and the market and economy in which they operated. She has a broad and strategic perspective on business operations, real estate, and Canadian financial institutions. She is thought of as an energetic and outgoing strategic thinker who brings several skills to the table including strong financial acumen, governance, and business management.