HORAN Hires New Vice President of Human Resources

Share Article

Diana Small, SPHR Joins the HORAN Team

Diana Small, SPHR

Diana Small, SPHR

'Diana brings with her an impressive background of human resources leadership which will be beneficial in continuing HORAN’s growth,' said Terence L. Horan, CLU, ChFC, President and CEO of HORAN.

HORAN, a leading advisor in employee benefits and financial services, is proud to welcome Diana Small, SPHR, as the new Vice President of Human Resources.

Diana specializes in strategic human resources leadership and business partnership with an emphasis on effectively managing areas that impact the employment experience.

HORAN has an exceptional reputation as a partner in the regional community and unified company culture that Diana will be responsible for preserving. She will also be accountable for supporting HORAN’s recent substantial growth with the number of employees at HORAN increasing more than 18% in the last year alone.

“Diana brings with her an impressive background of human resources leadership which will be beneficial in continuing HORAN’s growth,” said Terence L. Horan, CLU, ChFC, President and CEO of HORAN. “Diana’s level of expertise will help us continue to hire experts in their field, provide our employees with attractive benefits and develop and refine strategic talent development for the future of HORAN.

Diana comes to HORAN with 25 years of experience in Human Resources. Her core focus areas include: strategic planning, organizational development, employment policies and procedures, talent development, employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety and health and employee services.

“I am looking forward to being a contributor to HORAN’s future growth,” said Diana Small, SPHR, Vice President of Human Resources at HORAN. “There is a strong culture at HORAN that exemplifies integrity, teamwork and community enrichment. I am excited to be involved in HORAN’s bright future.”

Before joining HORAN, Diana provided HR Leadership and Support for Fortune 500 organizations within various industries including Pharmacy, Manufacturing, Gas & Electric Utilities, Banking, Airline and Information Technology.

Diana is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association (GCHRA) and International Customer Service Association (ICSA).

“Mary Ann Weber is Diana’s predecessor in the Vice President of Human Resources role at HORAN,” said Horan. “Mary Ann is retiring this spring after serving HORAN for 11 years. She helped create the company culture that contributed to HORAN being named a finalist for Best Places to Work for five years in a row. The entire organization will miss her passion and leadership.”


For 65 years, HORAN has served as a trusted advisor and thorough planner in the areas of life insurance for estate and business planning, employee benefits consulting and wealth management.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio with a regional office in Dayton, HORAN serves both corporate and individual clients in 40 states. HORAN has a strong regional presence with a national footprint. We bring the best services, resources and value to our clients through premier national partnerships with M Financial Group, United Benefit Advisors and Retirement Planning Advisory Group.

Our integrity, commitment to excellence and industry knowledge are foundations upon which HORAN has built a reputation for delivering high quality products and services. Visit horanassoc.com to learn more.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Emily Frizzi
+1 (513) 792-5747
Email >
Visit website