Diana Crossley

University of Michigan

Managing Director

Diana is the Managing Director of the Tauber Institute for Global Operations, a position she has held since 2000.  Prior to joining the University of Michigan, Diana worked at the adult beverage company Diageo PLC for 10 years in Forecasting, Production Planning, New Product Introductions, Supply Chain Operations and served as the Director of Demand Planning.

Diana is a native of Connecticut.  She received her B.S. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1986 followed by an M.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1987.  Diana is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Ann Arbor, occasionally plays women’s ice hockey and is certified by APICS at the CPIM and CIRM levels.  She is married to Paul and they have a son, Michael.


Diana Crossley, U-M Tauber Institute IAB Member