Project Manager/Senior Consultant
Corporate Financial/Contracts Management
With over 20 years of Financial Business Operations experience, Ms. Diane Hutchinson’s experience runs the gamut from financial/accounting system implementation and operations to project management of consulting projects. Ms. Hutchinson is both a certified Information Systems (IT) Business Analyst and a trained Business Process Re-engineering professional. In a dual role, Ms. Hutchinson also serves as AvantGarde’s Contracts Manager where she teams with AG’s financial and business development groups to manage monthly corporate financial reporting and corporate process management efforts.
Ms. Hutchinson serves as Project Manager for several projects with AvantGarde to include: Department of Agriculture FBC ISD Strategic Reporting, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), and Department of Transportation. Under her leadership, AvantGarde’s team members assist our clients with change management, business process re-engineering, process documentation, financial management and reporting, executive leadership and strategic meeting facilitation and executive coaching. Ms. Hutchinson also regularly contributes expertise to consulting projects as a SME for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Financial Management System analysis work.
Ms. Hutchinson graduated from University of California, Sacramento with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where she received a Master of Business Administration (MBA).