Diane Winiarski has 30 years of experience in medical management, vocational rehabilitation and placement services through a variety of roles in managed care, disability and insurance organizations.
She serves as Director of Allsup Employment Services (AES), a national SSA-authorized Employment Network (EN) and oversees AES experts providing specialized help to people with disabilities who are returning to work through the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work (TTW) program. Prior to taking the role, she was Director of Vocational Rehabilitation Services for AES, whose services include career planning, benefits counseling, ongoing employment support and employment retention services.
Prior to AES, Winiarski worked at Symetra Life Insurance Company, The Hartford Insurance Company and Aetna Life Insurance Company in vocational case management positions. Her certifications include Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS), Certified Case Manager (CCM), and Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist (CEAS).
She holds a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation and a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Health Sciences in psychiatric rehabilitation/general counseling from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts.