leader_photo - dianda_n | NORM DIANDA
| leader_photo - dianda_c2 | CHRIS DIANDA | leader_photo - dianda_m2 | MIKE DIANDA | leader_photo - semenko2 | LANCE SEMENKO | leader_photo - cook3 | CHUCK COOK | leader_photo - bean2 | JEFF BEAN | leader_photo - basta2 | TOBY BASTA | leader_photo - boreham2 | DUANE BOREHAM | leader_photo - linderman3 | KEVIN LINDERMAN | leader_photo - barrett2 | CHRIS BARRETT | VIEW ALL LEADER BIOS
is still a big part of Q&D and while he
spends less time in the office these days, he
is often at headquarters catching up with employees, friends and clients, statusing projects, reviewing safety in the field, managing philanthropic projects and mentoring young managers.
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outstanding leadership team.
President & Chairman of the Board
first opened its doors in 1964 when Norm Dianda
and friend Lawrence Quadrio successfully negotiated their first project…a $600 kitchen remodel.
Born in Reno, NV, in May of 1939, Norm
grew up in rural south Reno, the son of a railroad worker.
later moved to his
grandfather's farm where he
always had an interest in working with his
hands and building projects.
As a teenager, he
went to work for a significant person in his
life: George Sergeant, owner of the Sergeant Showcase and Fixture Shop where he
carpentry skills and business acumen.
Though Mr. Quadrio has passed, Norm
has kept the "Q" in honor of his friend and business partner.
has continued to emphasize that everything Q&D
is involved with will be built with the three guiding principles that started the organization…service, integrity and quality.
is still the heart, soul and official tour giver of Q&D
Why? Form Norm, seeing roads built and buildings come out of the ground will always be a passion.
From giving generously to fund youth organizations, support school sports teams, provide outreach assistance to local schools and engaging in university outreach activities, to supporting national charitable causes like multiple sclerosis research and breast cancer awareness, Norm
is truly committed to making the communities in which Q&D
works better places to live.
married the love of his life, Laura Caramella, nearly 50 years ago, and they have two boys; Mike and Chris.