We deliver Training and Professional Support Services to the US Federal Government and organizations primarily supporting efforts in the Government space. Grit Government Solutions LLC management has over 15 years of experience supporting the United States Federal Government and its Agencies. Grit Government Solutions LLC was founded in 2022 as a Small Disadvantaged Business, Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business, headquartered in Kissimmee, Florida.
Provide exceptional Training and Professional Support to our Government Customers and Industry Partners
Diane M. Diaz MBA, Ed.D
President and Chief Executive Officer (Co-Founder)
Dr. Diaz has resided in Central Florida for the last 36 years and has extensive management and leadership experience. Dr. Diaz has over 24 years of senior level management experience with large corporations, managing all aspects of sales, operations, training, and development.
Dr. Diaz holds a Doctorate in Education Leadership with an emphasis on virtual learning, an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in human resource management. Her experience ranges from teaching in an online setting to managing sales staff ranging from 150 to 300 people in a high-paced and competitive sales environment.
When not working on managing a thriving and successful business, her time is spent working with higher education and developing leaders and entrepreneurs of the future. As a volunteer instructor, she instructs on business law/ethics, principles of management and education to students at the bachelor and master’s level from all over the world.
Dr. Diaz has done extensive research on grit and performance as a part of her academic career. Grit has been defined as the perseverance and passion to achieve long-term goals by individuals. It has also been used as a predictor of success and can be useful in increasing sales performance levels. These two factors have been influential in shaping her perspective on the impact it has on training and successful performance.
Vice President Business Development (Co-Founder)
Mr. Culmone is originally from Brigantine NJ relocating to Florida in 1995 eventually settling in Orlando in 2004. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Stockton University and a Master’s degree from The Florida State University in Educational Leadership/Administration. Mr. Culmone’s early career was spent as a Mathematics teacher in South Florida, later transitioning into Florida Real Estate Development/Sales and ultimately in Government Contracting.
Mr. Culmone entered the Government Contracting community over 15 years ago. He has had the opportunity to support both Federal and Civilian agencies throughout his career. In his last role, prior to GRIT, he served as Vice President of Business Development for a mid-sized Government Contractor.
Living in East Orlando with his wife and 2 children he enjoys spending time outdoors and on the water as often as he can!