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Diane Garofalo, CEBS
Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources

Diane Garofalo has worked for Unum since June 1980 and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Human Resources for Unum Group. Diane is responsible for human resource strategies including talent management, training, leadership development, compensation and benefits, staffing, executive compensation, work environment philosophy, employee relations and human resource policy.

During her tenure at Unum, Diane has held many positions within the underwriting, benefits, human resources and products organizations. Throughout her career, she has had responsibility for the management of the Group Life product line, underwriting of national accounts, and the management and adjudication of claims for all lines of business.

She has earned the designation of Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), is a member of the international foundation of Certified Employee Benefits Specialists and has taught classes for industry professionals seeking such certification.

Diane sits on the board of the United Way of Greater Portland and has served on the boards of the YWCA, the YMCA and the University of Southern Maine. She has also served on various committees of the Greater Portland United Way organization.

Diane received her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of New Hampshire. She holds a second major in Business Administration. She and her husband, Bob, reside in Scarborough, Maine.