Ernie Dianastasis is founder and CEO of The Precisionists, Inc. (TPI), a global administrative services and information technology company focused on employing over 10,000 neurodiverse people over the next 5–10 years.
TPI is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, but is national in focus. Creating meaningful careers for people with disabilities while delivering world-class service to customers is a passion for Ernie. Prior to founding TPI, Ernie was a senior executive at CAI, and IT company he grew to become one of the three largest in the Philadelphia market while responsible for over 1,500 IT consultants. Prior to joining CAI, Ernie was with IBM Corporation. He earned a B.S. degree in finance and an M.B.A. in Management from Lehigh University.
In 2018, TPI received a prestigious national award from the Autism Society of America for being the company to do the most to advance employment opportunities for individuals on the autism spectrum.
Ernie serves on the board of directors of the University City Science Center in Philadelphia. He also serves on the Select Greater Philadelphia Advisory Board. He has served on the Economic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He is a member of the Delaware Business Roundtable and the Delaware State Chamber Board. In 2017, Ernie was appointed by the Governor of Delaware to serve on the Government Efficiency & Accountability Review Board (GEAR) focused on best practices for state government.
In April 2016, Ernie joined the board of directors of Pepco Holdings, Inc., a major public energy company that includes Potomac Electric Power, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric under its umbrella of companies.
Ernie and The Precisionists, Inc. are involved in various local charitable causes. Ernie is a board member and former chairman of the board for Easter Seals of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore. He also served for two years as a board member of Specialisterne USA. The Precisionists, Inc. is a key sponsor of the Eagles Autism Challenge.
Ernie and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Wilmington, Delaware with their two children, John and Paisley.