Diane Neville

Chief People Officer at Shake Shack

Diane has over twenty years of human resources experience scaling teams to build foundational practices to enhance corporate brands. Most recently, she served as the Chief People Officer for The Piada Group, LLC. Prior to that, Diane was employed as the Director of Human Resources, Compliance and Employee Relations for P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. and Pei Wei Asian Diner. In her position, she was responsible for working with the management team in creating and implementing training and development, recruitment strategies, employee relations and engagement, as well as compliance initiatives. Prior to P.F. Chang’s, she held various human resources leadership roles at Grimaldi's Coal Brick Oven Pizzeria, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Fender Musical Instruments and AON Hewitt. Throughout her career Diane has been responsible for leading the creation and implementation of training, development, and recruitment strategies, employee relations and engagement, performance management, HR compliance initiatives and compensation.

Diane has a B.S in Business Administration from Providence College, in Rhode Island. She is also a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and holds a Human Resource Certificate from the Corporate Executive Council.



  • Chief People Officer

    May, 2021 - present

  • SVP of People Resources

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