Diane D. Miller


Ms. Miller has been certified as a Public Company Director through the Director Certification Program at UCLA, holds a current Certificate of Director Education from NACD, as well as their Master Class and Board Leadership Fellow designations. Ms. Miller has received honors that include Sacramento Businesswoman of the Year, Women Who Mean Business Award, and has been listed in Who’s Who of America since 2001.  @miller_diane


Rupinder Colby

Search Consultant

Rupinder Colby is an Executive Search Consultant and Project Manager. She has experience identifying and screening new executive talent for companies such as Reading Health System, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and Texas Health Resources. Rupinder specializes in C-Suite, VP, and Board level recruitment and research. Rupinder received her Master of Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley in 2012.


Richard Mirabile

Senior Consultant

Richard Mirabile is an Organization Consultant with over 20 years of business, consulting and academic experience. He specializes in Leadership Development, High Performance Teaming & Facilitation, Organization Development, and Executive Coaching. He has worked with such companies as Hewlett Packard, Apple, Bank of America, Levi Strauss, Blue Shield of California, AT&T, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, LucasFilms, Sony Corporation, GAP, Inc., Intel, the County of Los Angeles, and many others.

Dr. Mirabile has published extensively in professional journals and written a book on Career Decision Making. He holds a B.A. in Psychology, a double M.S. in Psychology and Business, a Ph.D. in Organization Systems, and has several national certifications in counseling and human resources.

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Patricia DeMasters

Senior Career Services Consultant

Patricia brings 20+ years in the career development field.  Her background includes working with executives and other professionals in Hi-Tech, Finance, Biotech, Consumer Products, Healthcare, Education, and Academia. Her expertise includes Job Search Strategy and Marketing Plan Development, including resumes, interviewing skills, and salary negotiation. As the Director of Career Services for MBAs at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Patricia worked with hundreds of students and alums to launch their careers.

Patricia earned her Master’s Degree in Career Development from John F. Kennedy University and has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior from University of San Francisco. Patricia holds a certification with Career Partners International in Career Transition and is certified in the MBTI assessment.


David Schaefer

Project Manager

David Schaefer handles many of the administrative and operational responsibilities at Wilcox Miller & Nelson. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schaefer was a professor at Sacramento City and Cosumnes River Colleges, teaching courses in Business, Marketing, Personal Finance, and Economics. He has managed the marketing, planning, and information technology functions at several Sacramento companies. Mr. Schaefer also has executive level experience in retail startups and healthcare administration. He has co-authored several editions of an advertising textbook, published by McGraw-Hill. Mr. Schaefer received a BA in economics from the University of California and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

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Nicole Offer

Client Services Associate

Nicole Offer is a Client Services Associate at Wilcox Miller & Nelson. Ms. Offer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities and Religious Studies, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from California State University, Sacramento.

Tiffany Frisa

Tiffany Frisa

Client Services Associate

Tiffany Frisa has worked for over 17 years as the right-hand woman to many local small business owners and attorneys. She has experience as a litigation paralegal, account manager, client services manager, telecommunications auditor, project coordinator, and real estate acquisitions specialist. Tiffany is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree at Sacramento State University.