Miles4Migrants: Executive Director
Impact Search Advisors by Nonprofit HR is proud to have partnered with Miles4Migrants on this search that has successfully closed. Diane Padilla was selected for the position.
As an attorney with corporate, nonprofit and higher education leadership and DEI experience, Diane offers a unique understanding of how to lead and handle employment matters in dynamic spaces. She currently works as a part-time Counsel at Lathrop GPM, conducting internal investigations into allegations of discrimination and harassment for our Higher Education clients. Previously, Diane served as the Executive Director of Miles4Migrants, a nonprofit organization reuniting refugee families. In this inaugural role, she led the organization in operational growth, equity efforts, budget management and partnership development. Before that, she was the Director of Equity and Title IX at Wheaton College, where she developed and led the Equity & Title IX office to ensure equitable access to education and employment opportunities.
With a strong passion for equity and social justice, Diane recently undertook specialized training in nonprofit management essentials. She is a skilled and collaborative leader, communicator and problem-solver, with a proven track record of delivering results and creating positive impact.