Diane was one of the first educators in the U.S. to establish a bachelor of science (BS) degree in forensic accounting-and in 2011 she created a master's degree program at Carlow in fraud and forensics.  Before joining Carlow, she had a successful public accounting career at Touch Ross & Co. and Arthur Young & Co., two "Big Eight" CPA firms.  She also served as vice president for Equibank's operations division and directed Fisher Scientific's international customer systems and telecommunications division.  A founding member of the Forensic Accounting Academy, she is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy and also worked with the Pittsburgh District Attorney's Office in their fraud investigation unit.  Diane is a certified public accountant (CPA), a certified fraud examiner (CFE), and is certified in financial forensics (FCC).