Diane Woodend Jones
Diane Woodend Jones, AIA, AICP is the Chairman of the Board and Principal of Lea+Elliott, Inc. Diane has served in the management of the operations as well as on the firm’s Board of Directors for almost two decades. While serving on the Board of Directors, Diane spearheaded and currently continues to lead the firm’s strategic planning initiatives. During this tenure, the company has grown into an international practice.
Diane is the Chair of the Women’s Transportation Seminar’s International Board of Directors. Diane also serves as a Trustee on the Mineta Transportation Institute Board and Vice Chair of the UTA CAPPA Advisory Board. In addition, Diane is a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow. Through her active memberships in many philanthropic and professional organizations, Diane frequently travels across the country to be a guest speaker.
Diane began her career working for the DFW International Airport Board, and later managed a private architectural practice group before completing an MBA and joining Lea+Elliott, Inc.