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Diane K. Fasel: 2006 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient


Congratulations to Diane K. Fasel, a 1972 Purdue University Department of Statistics M.S. graduate, who was honored as one of ten distinguished scientists on April 7th at the College of Science Distinguished Alumni Awards Program. The Distinguished Alumni Awards were established in 1990 to recognize outstanding achievement by Science alumni in professional and related fields of endeavor.

Diane K. Fasel is co-founder and president of The Bellwood Group, a consulting firm known for effecting change and improving business results. She consults with senior leadership teams and individual executives to:

  • Align and mobilize intent with action during times of strategic business change

  • Create and sustain successful business partnering relationships and high performance leadership teams

  • Enhance quality and service, and reduce costs

Diane began her career doing operations research work with U.S. Steel Corporation. With IBM, Amdahl Corporation, and the Institute for Software Engineering, she held leadership positions in marketing, sales, service, product development, and general management. As a consultant she has worked with clients in both the public and private sectors and in a variety of industries, ranging from high tech and manufacturing to design and construction, health care, and public service.

Diane served the Purdue School of Science as a member of the Dean's Advisory Council, and she is also an author and speaker. Her book Partnering in Action offers guidance to business people for building and sustaining successful collaboration across organizational boundaries.

Diane and her husband, Bill Stockton, have a home in California, and spend most of their time living and traveling on their sailboat.

Career Highlights

  • 1992 Co-founder, The Bellwood Group

  • 1983 Product Management and Professional Services, Amdahl Corporation

  • 1980 Worldwide Marketing and Sales, Institute of Software Engineering

  • 1973 Sales and Systems Engineering, IBM

  • 1972 Software Development, Electromagnetic Systems Laboratories

  • 1968 Operations Research, U.S. Steel Corporation

To read more about Diane, please read the April Alumni Profile.

More information about Statistics Distinguished Alumni, can be found by visiting the Purdue Statistics Distinguished Alumni page.

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