Diana Tyler Heath leads Arabella’s work with families and individuals, helping them achieve impact in ways they find most meaningful. An expert in governance and strategic planning, Diana has helped clients, including a $1 billion foundation, structure their governance and staffing, build grant processes, and establish foundations from the ground up. She has also helped family foundations successfully integrate next generations onto boards, navigate leadership transitions, prepare for an influx of assets and growth in grant making, and refine strategy as their work evolves. Additionally, she has helped clients implement their grant-making strategies across a broad range of issues, including STEM, local community engagement, water access and conservation, youth development, and specific religious identities and tradition. As the head of this team, Diana oversees client service, develops and implements the team’s strategy, and manages day-to-day operations.
Previously, Diana worked as both a government consultant and a nonprofit fundraiser. As a strategy and organization consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, she provided project management and process efficiency expertise for Department of Homeland Security clients. She spent six years with the US Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation, the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding. She served primarily as a major gifts manager and was instrumental in the development and growth of the major gifts program. While with the Ski Team, she gained additional experience in direct marketing, event planning, and scholarship grant administration.
Diana holds a BA in economics from Cornell University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.