Dianne Marie Culhane | BA

Distinguished Executive-In-Residence, Vice Chair Board of Governors, School of Business, College of Charleston

Dianne’s career began in business theater designing and producing multi-media extravaganzas and culminated with 23 years at The Coca-Cola Company. At Coca-Cola, she served key roles in the C-suite, leading global change initiatives, communications, strategic planning, brand building, including development and creating integrated brand experiences, employee engagement, and executive coaching. One of her career highlights included the roles of key designer, facilitator and participant with 150 top global leaders that effectively changed the way the company ran its business from a singular focus on profit to five critical performance dimensions, including people and planet. Dianne continues as a leadership coach helping individuals and teams facilitate personal wellbeing, leading strategic planning efforts for nonprofit organizations, as well as helping students of the C of C Honors College with the endowed Culhane Summer Scholars Program which offers international experiential learning opportunities. She furthers her personal learning journey on the golf course and divides her time between Eton/Windsor, England and Kiawah Island, USA.