Nina’s work in diverse industries rightly earn her the label of a 21st century renaissance woman. A multi-talented entrepreneur, Nina has worked creating memorable marketing and public relations campaigns for international governments, in higher education, entertainment, hospitality and for many non-profit organizations. Raised with the Greek concept of philotimo, Nina has developed and grown non-profits, helping raise much needed funds through securing corporate partners, brand development and creating/producing signature events. Past clients include: The Government of the Balearic Islands, Spain; Le Meridien; YWCA; Royce Hall, U.C.L.A.; South Coast Plaza; Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf; and, the Union Rescue Mission.
Graduating with honors from United States International University, School of Performing Arts, Nina came to Los Angeles to work in the film industry eventually writing, directing and producing commercials through her companies Acclaim Consulting and Big Sur Films.
An avid scuba diver/instructor, she also enjoys wine collecting, sailing, cooking and rollerblading. She is honored to be serving as President of the LAFD Foundation.
Chief Operating Officer
Diana has been on Foundation staff since 2012. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications and master’s degree in Public Administration from California State University, Northridge. Diana has served as a volunteer at an LAUSD elementary school and was an intern for LAPD’s Media Relations Section.