A Brooklyn native who now calls the Lower East Side home, Diego is a first generation Italian-American artist and arts administrator. Prior to joining LMCC in 2007, Diego spent three years as Managing Director of 3LD where he played a pivotal role in fundraising, financial planning and project management to establish a multi-million dollar Art & Technology Center in Lower Manhattan. Most recently he worked for Nonprofit Finance Fund where he was responsible for performing financial and organizational analyses for clients nationwide. Early in his career, Diego designed and produced dozens of plays, films and special events and continues to pursue artistic endeavors in his spare time. He holds a double B.A. in Drama and Mathematics from Vassar College and is a proud alum of Stuyvesant High School.
Diego works very closely with the entire staff, overseeing day-to-day operations including Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology. He also plays a lead role in strategic planning for the organization.