Diana Royce Smith, 
Founder and President of Royce Arbour, Inc.

Diana Royce Smith Founder and President of Royce Arbour, Inc., has over twenty-five years of management and consulting experience.  In 2002, Royce Arbour, Inc. is celebrating its 15th anniversary year.

As a consultant, Diana has designed and implemented the full range of management systems and coached dozens of individual managers, executives and senior management teams. She has assisted business, government and private-non-profit organizations in trouble-shooting, problem-solving, project implementation and program evaluation.

Diana has headed organizations of over 100 employees in such areas as human resource management, marketing, financial management, management systems development, behavioral research, executive development, and consulting.  She has developed and presented training and taught undergraduate and graduate-level college courses.  Diana is also an accomplished meeting facilitator and keynote speaker.

She has served as a volunteer Chamber of Commerce chair of the Small Business Support Council, the Executive Exchange, and the Brown Bag business training program.  Diana founded the successful Lone Eagles Nest program for one-person businesses for the Boulder Chamber and the Advisory Board for Business program for the Broomfield Chamber.  She also founded the New Mexico Personnel Management Consortium and is a founding mother of the Alliance for Professional Women.

In 1995 Diana was named Volunteer of the Year for the Boulder Chamber of Commerce.  The Broomfield Chamber of Commerce named Diana a Volunteer of the month in 2000.  She received the Achievement Award from the Minority Business Leadership Council.

Diana chaired the City of Boulder Energy Advisory Board, served as delegate and facilitator for the Colorado StateHouse Conference on Small Business, and was named Boulder’s representative to the Small Business Advisory Board of the State of Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies.

Diana currently serves as secretary to the board of directors of the Colorado Enterprise Fund, which provides small business lending and technical assistance to pre-bankable businesses along Colorado’s Front Range.  She is a former member of the boards of directors of Historic Boulder, Inc., the Emergency Family Assistance Association, Developmental Disabilities Center, and Special Transportation Systems of Boulder County.  She has served as an officer and board member of professional associations, including Colorado and New Mexico chapter presidencies for the American Society for Public Administration, the International Personnel Management Association, and the Alliance of Professional Women.

Diana earned an MA in political science and an MA in public policy and administration from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and her bachelor's degree with honors from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.  She has pursued independent coursework at Princeton University under the auspices of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and at the Universities of Pennsylvania, Maine, and New Mexico. 

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