Diane Ballen

Vice President, Business Development

Responsibilities: Diane brings more than 35 years of experience in employee benefits to Burnham. She is responsible for new business development in the Los Angeles office and overall strategic planning and management of her clients’ accounts. Diane maintains strong relationships with leading vendors in the marketplace and is committed to maximizing her clients’ education regarding the best products, technology, and industry trends.

Industry Experience: Since 1981

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Education/Business from the University of Cincinnati

Duration at Burnham: Since May 2011

Notable Quality/Achievement in the Benefits Industry/Designations: Diane has more than 20 years of medical carrier specific experience. She is actively involved in the community, a board member of The Executives at the Los Angeles Jewish Home, involved in Broads Circle, The Vernon Chamber and California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO). Diane is also a guest lecturer at the American Jewish University MBA program.

Personal Interests: Diane is a lover of anything you can do outdoors, such as hiking, skiing, and traveling (recently to Cuba), adventures with her two sons, concerts, and any day at the beach!