Diane has over 20 years of experience in marketing and advertising design—working with brands such as Mattel Toys, Gaia, Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Duracell and Johnson & Johnson. Her roles include in-house creative director with Pharmaca as well as senior art director with The Interger Group, art director at Greenhouse Partners and visiting ideator with SRG. With creative work and strategy as strengths, Diane shares her keen insights with students and pushes them to create their most engaged work. She has a passion for design, along with a desire to mentor students beyond the classroom experience.
Diane holds a BFA from Laguna Beach College of Art & Design (formerly Art Institute of Southern CA) and an MFA from Claremont Graduate University.