Chief People Officer
Diane Prohaska is the Chief People Officer at DAK.
As a key member of DAK’s management team, Diane is instrumental in creating our unique, world-class employment experience and ensures we have best-in-class talent to guide our clients through some of the most critical decisions of their lives.
Diane is a key driver in the firm’s people strategy and its alignment to the core business. In addition to overall workforce planning, talent strategies and management, she brings a focus on training and development and creating a corporate culture that is conducive to today’s quickly evolving work/life balance demands. She prides herself on building relationships and finding creative solutions to challenges presented to her.
Ms. Prohaska brings to DAK over two decades of experience in world class CPG organizations, including Pernod Ricard, Inbev AB, Takeda USA, and Virgin Atlantic.
Ms. Prohaska has held senior leadership positions supporting all aspects of Human Resources and Labor Relations.
She received her BS from Mercy College with a degree in Psychology. In addition, she was selected for and participated in several executive leadership programs, including Instead-Wharton, Columbia, and Babson.
Ms. Prohaska is an avid reader, dog lover and loves to travel and immerse herself in local cultures. She and her German Shorthaired Pointers compete and have been very successful in world class dog shows including Westminster, AKC Royal Canine National, and the National Dog Show.