Dianne Gubin is the President of Amplify Professional Services – a leading provider of Project Management, as well as retained, direct hire and staff augmentation services for business units including Information Technology.
Dianne’s career includes over 20 years of B2B sales and account management with Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, and fast-growth companies. Her work includes selling staffing and consulting services across industries. Prior to Amplify, Dianne was responsible for business development at a billion dollar staffing agency, as well as a project management company. She was the founder and president of Tech Exec Partners, an IT consulting services firm.
Dianne is a frequent speaker for professional organizations, as well as a media guest expert and TV show host. Her specialties include issues related to career, business, and women entrepreneurship.
Sometimes in the business world you meet a “Natural”, a business person that loves it, that loves what they’re doing. That’s Dianne. With energy in abundance, enthusiasm and huge smile, Dianne is a natural connector, a networker extraordinaire.
An avid blogger and consummate networker, Dianne’s speaking programs for Pens-to-Pumps, Lets Keep America Working, and Job Hunting Game Strategies, along with her Spiral Up Coaching program have helped many with their professional development and entrepreneurial pursuits. Dianne leads Amplify Roundtables, invitation only executive networking events for peer professionals from Fortune 1000 and fast growth companies. She is the former founder and president of Women in Technology International, LA Chapter (WITI-LA).
Dianne lives with her family in the Los Angeles area where she enjoys hiking, the beaches and oh yes, more networking.
Jennifer Deege’s background includes sales operations, management and business development for over 15 years. Jennifer has extensive experience consulting clients building teams, and in devising sales, marketing and development strategies focused on rapid growth in both start up and large company environments.
Prior to taking her collective experience into the family office and consulting realm, Jennifer began her career in recruitment and executive search in the IT arena. Her love of working with executive management teams in creating HR strategies, and project management advisement, as well as providing clients with the vital acquisition of human capital.
Earlier, Jennifer co-founded Cardagin, a technology start-up and leader in mobile loyalty marketing. Cardagin was branded a market leader by The Financial Times, Inc. Magazine, and CNET, and named a finalist for Forbes’ “America’s Most Promising Companies.”
Jennifer grew up in the Buffalo area and is a graduate of Nazareth College of Rochester, in Rochester, NY.
James Gibson is the Director of Project Management for Amplify. In this highly visible position James leads our Program, Portfolio and Project Delivery Services practice working with Fortune 500 and fast growth companies.
James has over 20 years of senior and executive business management experience across industries. He is an Executive-Level Project Management Professional (PMP) with expertise in Information Technology with special focus on Cloud & Local implementations of ERP, CRM, HRMS and PMIS applications, business strategy planning, gap analysis facilitation, PMO Development, project team development, coaching and consultative mentoring, Waterfall and Agile/Scrum Project Management Framework development, systems process analysis and improvement, Risk Management, training and technical support.
An influential member of the project management community and a highly respected thought leader, James is the author of numerous project management articles and publications. He has conducted over a dozen significant studies focused on project management best practices and trends.
James is a popular, dynamic speaker whose keynotes have enlightened audiences worldwide. Speaking topics include:
- The critically important role of Project Management in all IT initiatives.
- The business value of the Project Management Office (PMO).
- The synergy between good governance, resource management, portfolio management, performance measurement, and process improvement.
- How effective project and program management contribute to corporate strategy execution and increased net income.
Prior to joining Amplify, James was the founder and president of a highly successful Project Management Services firm. Additionally, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Performance Meter, Inc. where during his tenure, James implemented innovative enterprise-wide programs increasing quality assurance and processing efficiency for all projects across Performance Meter’s global infrastructure. James began his career as a CFO and Controller.
James has an MBA in Project Management from Aspen University, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of South Florida.
James lives in Southern California with his family. He enjoys exploring the great outdoors and is an avid sports fan.
Steven Greenberg is our V.P. of Recruiting. Steven brings thirty years of experience in recruiting , sales and show business so he is well versed in the interviewing and hiring process. He has a BA in Speech and Theater and has also worked in the real estate and timeshare industries. Steve has a special expertise in finding dynamic salespeople and leaders.
Steven lives in West Los Angeles with is family. He plays tennis, is a big football fan, and loves to walk the Santa Monica Mountains with his dogs.