Gregory Donald Diven

Gregory Donald Diven

Late President & CEO, OCM-Lee Hecht Harrison

Greg’s background totaled over 30 years of experience, including three years in instructional writing and design, 13 years in human resources and organizational development with Skaggs Companies, Pay ‘n Save, US West, May Company, and Mrs. Fields, and over 15 years of direct involvement in the outplacement field.

Greg was a Certified Practitioner by the International Board for Career Management Certification (IBCMC). He held a Bachelors and Masters Degrees in English from Brigham Young University and a Masters degree in Organizational Behavior from BYU’s Graduate School of Management. Greg’s skills in organizational development led to successful projects in assessments, productivity management and competency management. Greg also worked on organizational development consulting projects delivered at Novell and Michigan Consolidated Gas. He has served as chairman of the technology committee for the International Association of Career Management Professionals (IACMP). Greg was Chairman of the Utah Department of Workforce Services’ Central Region Council.

Thank you, Greg.

Thank you, Greg.

July 4, 1950 - August 25, 2023

Gregory Donald Diven, a dedicated provider and avid runner, passed away on August 25, 2023, at the age of 73 in Garden City, Utah, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on July 4th, 1950, in Baltimore, Maryland, to Merriman Donald Diven and Christine Blanche Unuchek, Greg always enjoyed celebrating his birthday on Independence Day. He graduated from Mandeville High School in Mandeville, Louisiana, in 1968. Later, he attended Brigham Young University, earning a bachelor's degree in English and master's degrees in both English and Organizational Behavior. While at BYU, Greg joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, remaining a stalwart member throughout his life.

Greg married Hillary Moore of Bountiful, Utah, in 1971 and the two were married for 52 years. A successful businessman, Greg held leadership roles in several companies. He was the owner and CEO of OCM and recognized for his professionalism, strong work ethic, and dedication to his business and employees.

Greg was an accomplished runner, completing over 40 marathons and numerous half marathons. He also had a passion for writing, displaying a talent for storytelling and poetry. Recently, Greg and Hillary returned from a mission in the England Leeds Mission, where they served and worked with wonderful members and students in Hull, England.

A faithful husband and father, Greg was cherished by all who knew him, especially his family. He is survived by his wife Hillary Moore Diven, his sister Cathy Fehlis (William), his four children, and 13 grandchildren: Lesley (Mariha and Orion), Ted Diven (with spouse Shanna – Adisyn, Brookelle, Nathan, Corbin, Reese), Tracy Gorham (with spouse Micheal – Aiden, Olivia), and Erin Christison (with spouse Earl – Evelyn, Mabel, Georgie, Dagmar).

Greg's legacy is one of kindness, hard work, and unwavering dedication to his family, church, and community.