Special Projects Manager
As a Special Projects Manager at Samuels & Associates, Dianna Pozdniakov plays an integral role on the development team, responsible for the overall management of tenant deals and projects across the S&A portfolio. In her role, Dianna oversees the process from potential tenant interest through final tenant move in, working closely with the legal, leasing, development, and construction teams. Dianna thrives in a fast-paced environment, juggling many projects at once and loves seeing spaces come to life.
Before joining the team in 2021, Dianna spent nearly a decade as a designer and project manager in New York for MdeAS Architects and Neal Beckstedt Studio, where she gained expertise in both commercial and residential projects. Dianna explored the world of entrepreneurship after moving to Maine and established Sofia Fima, a handbag brand dedicated to organizing women’s lives and was voted Best Handbag by Fast Company in 2018.
A lover of architecture, design and cities, Dianna has a great appreciation for Boston. Having moved to the area in 2019, Dianna loves to explore with her husband and daughter, finding the best playgrounds, coffee shops, and sweet treats. Dianna holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Roger Williams University.