Diedra Ward

Senior Deputy General Counsel

Diedra Ward

Diedra joined us in 2015 and serves as our Senior Deputy General Counsel. As a member of the legal team, Diedra wears many hats, adding her expertise to a wide range of business needs as they arise. Her primary focus, though, is providing legal support for the teams dedicated to strategic growth initiatives and achieving operational excellence.

Prior to joining us, Diedra was in private practice, providing legal services to local businesses, from small start-up’s to multinational corporations. Over the years, Diedra has represented clients across many industries in both private practice and as in-house counsel, including clients representing industries in technology, telecommunications, manufacturing and media, with her most recent in-house counsel role being Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs for Muzak, LLC, a Mood Media company.

Diedra is a member of the NC State Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel. When not otherwise engaged in professional activities, she values her work with charitable organizations, especially those that focus on the needs of children and the challenges surrounding housing and hunger in her community.