Dianne Gini was named Senior Vice President of Collins Electrical Company, Inc. in 2001. Prior to working for CECI, Dianne dedicated the majority of her time to raising her four children and working with several charitable organizations.
Dianne is extremely involved in the community and various philanthropic efforts. She has been heavily involved with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), for which she participated in several speaking engagements and served as the San Joaquin County Chapter President for three years. Dianne has a fierce passion for this cause due to the loss of her eldest child, who was killed by a drunk driver in 1987. Dianne is a part of the Hospice of San Joaquin Butterfly Auxiliary as well as been a member of the Gala Committee for the American Cancer Society. She is also involved with the Stockton Shelter for the Homeless and serves on the board for the Mary Graham Children’s Foundation.
Dianne was the recipient of the first Woman of the Year award from St. Mary’s High School’s Empowering Young Women Group in 2012. She and her husband, Gene, have been honored with the Goodwill Helping Hands award, AFP Philanthropist of the Year award, and were the honorees of the Bishops Award dinner in 2006. Dianne and her husband continually sponsor many non-profit organizations and enjoy giving back to the community in any way possible.
Dianne resides in Stockton, California with her husband of 59 years, Gene, who serves as the Chairman of the Board. Their three sons, Kevin, Brian and Craig have made them the proud grandparents of seven and also serve as company officers and branch managers.
Favorite song? I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
Favorite quote? Words to live by? “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”
Favorite charity? Mary Graham Children’s Foundation
Who is your celebrity look alike? I once was told I looked like Susan Lucci
If you could live anywhere where would it be? Where I am now – my home.
Why do you think people like working at CECI? They are treated well and respected.
Favorite company core value? Family
Favorite thing about working for Collins? Feels like family – employees are the company’s first priority.