Diamond Herring-Rodgers is a passionate Milwaukee native and a dedicated alumna of Alverno College. Diamond holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing and a master’s degree in business administration. Her commitment to education and personal growth has been a driving force in her personal and professional development.
Diamond’s journey into nonprofit management began with United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County as a Loaned Executive. Notably, Diamond’s exceptional contributions were recognized when she was honored with the prestigious John A. Puelicher Award in 2023. This accolade celebrates the achievements of an outstanding Loaned Executive, a testament to her remarkable dedication and impact. In 2023, she transitioned into the role of Diversity Equity and Inclusion Engagement Manager, overseeing the Diversity Leadership Society, Pride United, and a training program called Project LEAD. In this capacity, Diamond’s visionary leadership is focused on cultivating groundbreaking networking opportunities and spearheading key initiatives that will elevate diverse communities.
Outside of her professional endeavors, Diamond’s adventurous spirit shines through her love for travel. Her exploration has taken her across the globe, from studying abroad in Spain to backpacking through 15 countries in Europe. This worldly perspective enriches her approach to fostering meaningful connections within her community.
Diamond Herring-Rodgers is an inspiring force committed to driving positive change and creating opportunities for growth and connection. Her vibrant energy and unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion continue to shape a brighter future for the communities she serves.