Diane Hartley brings her passion for luxury marketing and more than 20 years of experience growing and leading businesses to her role as president of The Institute. Working with her talented team of staff and Institute Certified Instructors, The Institute’s community of members has grown dramatically. Hartley has served in numerous senior-level management roles, including publisher of the first local social media website in Dallas-Fort Worth and companion website for the print edition of The Dallas Morning News. Prior to that, Hartley held general management and sales management positions at a number of companies in telecom, media and publishing. She resides in Dallas with her wife of seven years and her two rescue dogs.