Diane Serratore has worked in the non-profit arena for more than 30 years, starting her career at the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation National Office in 1982. After 14 years of traveling for the March of Dimes from sea to shining sea, Ms. Serratore opted to focus her energies and efforts closer to home, becoming Director of Communications and Fund Development for the Girl Scout Council of Rockland County – a position she held from 1996 to 2006.
In 2006, Ms. Serratore accepted the position of Director of Community Impact for the United Way of Rockland County, and on April 2, 2008, she became the second Executive Director in the history of People to People, Rockland’s primary hunger relief organization.
Ms. Serratore is a Nyack native, born in Nyack Hospital. She graduated from St. Ann’s School and Nyack High School before earning a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism ~ the oldest and one of the most prestigious journalism schools in the nation.
Ms. Serratore is a member of the Rockland Business Association, Leadership Rockland Alumni Association, Nanuet Rotary, Morning Music Club and St. Ann’s Choir. She is a graduate of Leadership Rockland (Class of 2002) and the Pattern for Progress Fellows Program (Class of 2012). Ms. Serratore received the Girl Scout Pearl Award, the Rockland Business Women’s Network “Woman of the Year” Award, the New York State Grand Lodge of Masons DeWitt Clinton Award, the VERITAS Medal Award from Dominican College, the Nyack Center Woman of Leadership and Vision Award, the Venture Foundation Award and the Pattern for Progress Regional Fellows Award.