Dianne Proctor brings over 30 years of experience as a Federal employee, completing multiple Contracting Officer (CO), Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), and Business Operations Specialist positions within the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Transportation (DOT), National Highway Traffic Safety administration (NHTSA), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This broad scope of experience uniquely positions Dianne to provide expert advisement to current and prospective Federal employees seeking to expand their career potential in multiple program management, analysis, contracting, and budgeting fields.

Dianne has senior level expertise in the application of Procurement and Appropriate laws, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR and DFAR), and Federal Regulations and Directives. She worked for the United States Capitol Police (USCP) for over 4 years and following her role supporting President Barack Obama’s first Presidential Inauguration, received an honorary USCP badge and certificate signed by the President.

As a Certified Federal Resume Writer and Certified Federal Career Coach with The Resume Place, Dianne specializes in summarizing and paraphrasing lengthy information into short, easy-to-read formats that showcase the client’s unique skillset and experience. Dianne pays strong attention to detail and is known for tenacity and thoroughness in helping clients to build strong resume accomplishments that demonstrate their qualifications for the target position.

Fun Facts

  • Dianne has 2 daughters and 7 grandchildren (4 grandsons and 3 granddaughters).
  • She loves Pilates and Rowing, the beach, reading and keeping an immaculate yard and house.
  • Avid supporter of multiple charities, including St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and World Vision.


  • Masters Certificate in Government Contracting – George Washington University School of Business
  • Federal Acquisition Certification as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) Level III
  • Resume Place’s Certified Federal Job Search Trainer/Certified Federal Career Coach (CFJST/CFCC)


  • Receives yearly Performance Evaluation Cash Awards for her outstanding service to the mission of CBP.
  • Received the Administrator’s Exceptional Service Award in 2005 from DOT/NHTSA.