Diane Friedman is an independent business and finance advisor with more than 25 years experience in commercial lending, subordinated debt and mezzanine financing, and corporate finance advisory services. Diane works with private company entrepreneurs and First Nations helping them raise capital, advising on merger and acquisition transactions, assisting with negotiations, and corporate restructuring.
Diane is the Chair of the LTSA Board of Directors. Diane serves on the boards of King David High School (Treasurer) and the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Vancouver (Past Chair). Diane’s past board service includes Community Living BC, Jewish Family Services, the Victorian Order of Nurses (BC), the Association of Women in Finance, and the Women’s Technology Financing Network, the latter of which Diane was a founder.
Diane has a Commerce Degree from the UBC Sauder School of Business with a major in Urban Land Economics. Diane is a graduate of the Family Enterprise Advisor program at the Sauder School of Business.