Helaine Levy has more than 30 years of business leadership experience and proven success as a visionary, problem solver, and strategic partner. As Principal of Diamond Ventures, Inc, one of Arizona's most successful real estate development companies (residential, commercial and industrial), Levy helps to guide the Tucson-based company, including its private equity investments. Levy's additional investment experience includes the management of her family's multigenerational office and investments.
Congruently, Levy serves as Executive Director of Diamond Family Philanthropies, whose focus is to provide support to various Tucson non-profit organizations. As a leader in Tucson's philanthropic sector, Levy founded two thriving non-profit organizations. She actively engages with community organizations on behalf of DVI and the Foundation.
Previously Levy was President and managing-owner of the western theme park and movie location, Old Tucson Studios. Over her 15 years in this role, she established the park as a top tourist attraction in the state and rebuilt the park - physically and strategically - after a catastrophic fire.
Levy implements her acute assessment and strategic development skills, with an action-oriented mindset, to successfully execute the big picture vision. Levy credits her strong relationships and ability to use resources as key in business opportunities. She is practiced in dynamic communications, effective facilitation and structured governance, and applies these skills in her numerous board positions as chair or member.
Currently, Levy serves on the University of Arizona President's Board of Trustees, the Jewish Philanthropies of Southern Arizona Board of Directors, and the University of Arizona College of Medicine Dean's Advisory Board.