"Accomplished senior management executive with over 20 years experience in accounting, finance and compliance. Consistently aligned strategic plans with business goals and achieved significant improvements in key business processes and metrics, such as internal accounting and compliance controls, business risk assessment, performance reporting and profitability. Demonstrated the ability to manage and coordinate multiple areas of the business and is known as a strong leader with high standards and a powerful drive for results . As Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Al Frank Asset Management, Diane was responsible for compliance, finance, accounting and administrative services. Before joining Al Frank in 2001, Diane was a partner at Peck & Lopez, CPAs, a privately held CPA firm where she specialized in small business management, finance, auditing, accounting, tax preparation and compliance. Diane graduated magna cum laude from National University in 1986 with a B.B.A. degree, emphasis in accounting and finance. In 1990, she received her certificate to practice as a CPA. She earned her Chartered Financial Analyst charter in 2007. Diane is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and member of the CFA Society of Orange County. "