Diane Janovsky is a senior business leader with over 25 years of experience in the aerospace and logistics industries. She held multiple positions of increasing responsibility across a broad range of functions including business and financial planning, marketing and sales, customer service, operations, supply chain, import/export and ERP implementation. After leaving the corporate world in 2008, Diane founded Catalyst For Business, LLC a Scottsdale, Arizona-based business consulting and coaching firm dedicated to guiding the owners and leaders of small and mid-sized businesses to achieve optimal financial, professional and personal success.
Her primary areas of expertise are organization design and effectiveness, change management, Six Sigma & process improvement, working capital optimization, and project management. She has always been passionate about mentoring and developing people, and during her tenure at Honeywell International, Inc. (Aerospace), she was honored to receive the “Lund Award” for outstanding people leadership.
Diane holds a BA, in French Culture and Civilization from the University of California, Irvine, and a Master of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona. Certified as a Six Sigma Greenbelt and in Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), she is also Six Sigma Blackbelt trained.
Diane is a member of the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) where she is a volunteer Mentor, and she is an adjunct instructor of business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
A transplanted southern California native, Diane has enjoyed living in Arizona since 1990, where she shares her life with her husband, three sons and a dog. When she is not busy working, Diane enjoys game nights with family and friends, reading, cheering Phoenix sports teams, and supporting Boy Scouts as an adult leader.