Ms. Brewer graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics degree in accounting in 1986 and received her Certified Public Accountant designation in 1989. She has over 20 years of public accounting experience as well as 3 years of private accounting experience as an assistant controller at a regional construction company in Norristown, Pennsylvania. A native of Pennsylvania, she relocated to Maryland in June 2004 and joined HeimLantz in January, 2005.
She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. She served as the Philadelphia Chapter President of the American Society of Women Accountants in 1998-1999. She is currently serving as treasurer on the Board of Directors of the Annapolis Chapter of Zonta International, a worldwide organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. She is also the Education Chair of the Severna Park Chamber of Commerce. Diane was awarded the US Small Business Week Accountant Advocate of the Year award in 2015.
Ms. Brewer specializes in estate, gift and fiduciary tax preparation and consulting. She also has a wide experience in corporate and individual tax preparation, as well as attest work for small to medium sized companies.
Ms. Brewer resides in Severna Park with her husband Chet, and two children.