Diane Guzzardo- Commercial Lines Service

Diane joined Heidrick & Co. Insurance in September 2021 as a Commercial Lines Service Specialist.  She is responsible for assisting the Commercial team with many support functions, including issuing certificates, making client payments and checking policies for accuracy.


Diane’s insurance career started in 1992 as a Commercial Lines Service Representative for Liberty Mutual Insurance in Ontario, Calif.  For the next few years, her husband’s career took them to different states, including Appleton, Wisconsin where she worked as a Commercial Lines Underwriter for a regional carrier and also a Commercial Lines Manager for a local independent agency.


Diane has held many different insurance positions since starting her career, including underwriting, marketing and account management.  These specific experiences have added to her property & casualty expertise, creating a thorough understanding of the different roles insurance plays in the market as well as how it affects our clients.  Most recently, she worked for a large independent insurance agency assisting clients with obtaining competitive quotes based on their unique business needs.


Diane is an Illinois native.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois. She earned her CPCU designation and have dedicated her career specializing in property & casualty coverages.


Currently, she lives in Simpsonville, SC with her husband of 30 years.  They have one daughter who recently graduated from the University of South Carolina and is a Montessori Teacher.

Diane enjoys spending time with family, shopping and boating on the lake.