Diane earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Public Relations from Rider University and has continuing education certificates in Desktop Publishing and Marketing and Sales. She has served as a Managing Editor, Communications Specialist, Associate Director of Publications, Creative Director, Freelance Writer, Communications Consultant and Grant Writer. Employers and clients have included WHYY, Rider University, The Star Ledger, Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, Stimulus Brand Communications, RussMor Marketing Group, Haddonfield Historical Society, TayganPoint Consulting Group, PEI Kids, Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County and Philadelphia Marketing Partners. Her work has been honored by the NJ Press Association, the NJ Public Relations Society of America, Awards for Publications Excellence, the NJ Communications and Marketing Association and the International Association of Business Communicators.

A New Jersey native, Diane enjoys reading, writing — and valiant attempts to eat healthier and keep up with politics, world events, Facebook and her two boys.