Jack Diehl graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering. His initial 10-year career included new factory set-up of Maverick missile seeker head assemblies and project engineering & procurement for Hughes Aircraft Missile Systems Group.
After leaving Hughes, Jack developed an auto repair operation of 9 different auto repair centers. He was responsible for initial site selections, property development, business financing, staffing, quality control and other necessary aspects of owning and operating a successful small business for over 20 years.
Originally from a rural farming community in upstate New York, Jack now lives in Tucson, AZ. His interests include domestic and international travel, motor sports and Jazz music.
Ashley Goshkarian is attending Arizona State University with a major in business law. She brings a younger viewpoint to the association’s focus. This is a generation that has grown up with the modern day Entrepreneurship and social media. The internet is very much part of Ashley growing up and bring valuable insight to the board. She was raised in Scottsdale Arizona, and attended Notre Dame Preparatory School and then attended Boise State during her freshman year. She currently has a online store and provides the board a balance to the goals of the association. Ashley will also be collaborating with area colleges students on some projects to diversify our content and see what our younger generation has to contribute.
Susan is originally from Santa Fe, NM where she studied Business Administration at the University of New Mexico. Susan is a passionate entrepreneur owning several of her own businesses as well as assisting with non for profit education efforts to help turn state dollars into educational scholarships and resources for public and private schools.
Susan has worked as a primary Controller for publicly-reported companies with operations in the US and Asia. She has also severed as bookkeeper and assistant controller for technology firms, builders and real estate professionals giving Susan a wide and diverse perspective on controlling finances for large enterprises as well as small family-owned businesses. Her diverse background and skills make her a perfect fit for AFEUSA!