Diana Faison, M Ed

DIANA FAISON is a Partner at Flynn Heath Holt Leadership whose goal is to move women leaders forward faster.

With over twenty years of expertise in the fields of leadership training, executive coaching, and performance consulting, Diana has designed and facilitated over 600 workshops for both corporate and non-profit groups. Her passion for empowering the next generation of female leaders has led her to coach and design programs targeted toward millennials, including a special interest in social media and the role it can play in leadership development and professional success.

Before becoming a Partner, Diana worked with FHHL for 15 years as a consultant.  She began her career at Queens University and UNC Charlotte as a Dean in Student Affairs and a teacher of Leadership Development studies. Over the span of her career, she has coached clients in a wide range of industries, including professional services, global real estate, financial services, software development, and healthcare.

Diana has authored articles for Success and Lead Change Group, and is co-author of the book, The Influence Effect: A New Path to Power for Women Leaders, to be published in the fall of 2017 by Berrett-Koehler Publishers. She is a sought-after keynote speaker on business leadership topics such as political savvy, strategic planning, brand, personal power, authentic leadership, influence, and well-being, and she has spoken to groups for clients including Deloitte, Premier Inc. (healthcare), Fifth Third Bank, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Hill-Rom (medical equipment).

Diana received her M.Ed. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She is a graduate of Leadership Charlotte, an organization that provides leaders with the opportunity to serve the community.  Diana is certified in numerous assessment instruments including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, ChangeWorks, Hogan Personality Inventory, Situational Leadership II (SLII), and the Leadership Architect.


For more information, follow Diana on Twitter @FlynnHeathHolt and @DianaWFaison .