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Diana Minchella

Managing Director, Claims, Disputes and Forensics

As Managing Director for VERTEX, Ms. Minchella leads the Claims, Disputes and Forensics business nationwide. Ms. Minchella has a strong background in investigating and analyzing construction claims for contractors, owners, sureties and insurance carriers on a variety of projects including commercial, municipal, healthcare, transportation, wastewater treatment and solar facilities. Her claims experience has involved construction delays, design defects, owner-initiated changes, unanticipated weather, differing site conditions, disruption, and defective work.

Ms. Minchella also has a strong background in construction management and civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering. With over 20 years in the industry, Ms. Minchella has provided construction management and consulting services on numerous multi-million-dollar projects throughout the northeast. Many of these projects were distressed and required Ms. Minchella’s experience and leadership to bring the projects to completion. Ms. Minchella is a respected consultant in the surety claims industry.

Education & Certification

M.S., Construction Engineering and Management, University of California, Berkeley
B.S., Civil Engineering, Duke University

Areas of Service

Surety Claims Consulting

Mega Projects

Solana Solar Power Generating Station, Gila Bend, AZ

Ft. Bliss Hospital

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