About CREC

The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) is an independent, not-for-profit organization founded to provide policy-makers from around the world with the information and technical assistance they need to formulate and execute innovative, regional, job-creating economic strategies.

Our staff members come from around the globe, bringing with them diverse backgrounds, and world-class skill sets.

CREC staff

Diana Romero
Communications and Outreach Specialist


Diana Romero joined the CREC team in June 2023 as the Communications and Outreach Specialist.

Ms. Romero is a versatile and accomplished communications professional with a strong background in digital marketing and content creation. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Media, Culture, and Communications from New York University’s Steinhardt School.

Prior to joining CREC, Diana worked as a marketing and communications professional at Manhattan Neighborhood Network, L.O.V.E. Mentoring, the NYC Mayor’s Office, and John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She played a pivotal role in increasing communications initiatives that targeted underserved communities throughout New York City.

With a track record of delivering impactful results, Diana aspires to combine her expertise and passion for digital media to advocate and inform the public.

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