Donald Diamond founded Diamond Ventures in 1988, after having been an opportunistic investor in Arizona real estate and partner in a diverse array of operating businesses. A visionary and entrepreneur, Mr. Diamond established Diamond Ventures to expand acquisition and investment activities, while adding management and development capabilities. As Founder, he worked with the Company’s senior management until his passing in 2019, providing strategic guidance and resources for the Diamond Ventures portfolio for today and in the future. Donald Diamond’s legacy with the company continues with his daughter Helaine Levy and grandson Nathan Levy actively involved in the business. Prior to moving to Arizona, Mr. Diamond had a successful career as a commodities broker on Wall Street. Mr. Diamond is remembered for his charismatic personality, keen business acumen, commitment to perpetual learning, engagement in world affairs and government policy and his family’s generous support of charitable causes.
Helaine is responsible for guiding the implementation of Donald R. Diamond, the Founder’s vision for the Companies. She is also the Executive Director of Diamond Family Philanthropies and oversees the philanthropy for her family, the Diamond Foundation and Diamond Ventures. Helaine participates with David Goldstein, President and the Partners on the Companies’ strategic decisions. Helaine actively engages with community leadership organizations on behalf of the Companies and the Foundation. She has been associated with the Company since 1998. Prior to assuming her current position, Helaine was President of Old Tucson Studios. She received her journalism degree from Boston University. Helaine is a Fellow of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative.
A licensed civil engineer, Robert Tucker is responsible for project management of the Company’s residential and commercial development projects including preliminary due diligence, acquisition, entitlement, design and construction. Robert leads the Company as the Project Manager for the Rocking K master-planned community located in southeast Tucson in the community of Vail AZ. Robert has years of experience in project management. Prior to joining Diamond Ventures in 2004, Robert was an engineer at MMLA Psomas where he specialized in infrastructure and commercial development and residential subdivisions with an emphasis on master-planned community work with national and regional homebuilders. He received his civil engineering degree from the University of Arizona.
Priscilla Storm leads the Company’s government relations and public policy advocacy. Priscilla oversees marketing, investor relations and special projects for the Company’s portfolio. She is active in identifying and evaluating real estate opportunities and oversees Company investments in central Texas. Priscilla serves as the bilingual liaison to Diamond’s holdings in Mexico and also serves as President of Old Tucson Company. Prior to joining Diamond Ventures in 2001, Priscilla’s diverse experience included executive positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors including Native American government, landscaping, healthcare and banking. She received her degree in communications and U.S. border studies from Trinity University and her M.B.A. degree in international trade from Texas A & M International University.