Hal Diamond was a Director with Standard & Poor’s Corporate Ratings for 25 years. He received his MBA from NYU and his Bachelor’s in Finance and French from SUNY Albany. Hal is the originator of the Stuyvesant H.S. Alumni Association Industry Events series. These events bring together alumni from all class years in various industries, and have increased the number of dues-paying members for the SHSAA. He has organized many alumni events, including a celebration honoring 50 years since the “First Girls” broke the gender barrier at Stuyvesant and an event honoring Notable Black Alumni. Hal currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Development Committee, and has been on the Membership & Events Committee during his tenure on the Board. By serving another term on the Board, he hopes to help grow membership and donations.