Diana is a graduate of the Criminal Justice Program at the State University of New York at Albany, earning an M.A. degree in December, 2006. She earned her B.S. degree at the University in 1984, as a Business Administration major with a minor in Criminal Justice. During that time she interned at the Albany County Probation Department. She was most recently a Director at MBIA Insurance Corporation in Armonk, NY, with 18 years of service through May 2003 in the Business Analysis and Finance divisions.