Diane Craig is the President and Founder of Corporate Class Inc. For over 30 years, she has been providing leadership development training to multi-national businesses, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to optimize performance and potential across every organizational level.
An acclaimed speaker, in March 2019, Diane was the guest of the Embassy of Canada in Kuwait, in collaboration with Canada’ s Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) during a special Women’s Empowerment event in Kuwait City that marked International Women’ s Day.
Diane delivered the keynote address, “Advancing a global key initiative to prosper politically, economically and socially,” where she spoke about how leaders can advance this key initiative to ensure all citizens prosper politically, economically and socially.
Recognized internationally for her Executive and Leadership Presence Training System, Diane facilitates customized coaching, workshops and seminars to organizations around the world: from Europe to the Gulf Region and across the Americas – North, Central and South.
Diane has witnessed firsthand the global corporate acknowledgement that leadership skills coaching and development encourages talent retention. It enhances capabilities and opportunities – and increases performance to stimulate development of the next generation of leaders. From C-Suite and senior executives to new professionals, CCI’s strategic coaching, mentoring and training provide a stimulus for advancement.
Diane holds a Certificate in the Foundations of NeuroLeadership from the NeuroLeadership Institute. Her facilitation methods utilize its scientific, brain-based coaching techniques that combine the science of the brain, neuroscience, with leadership. This impacts team dynamics and interactions to drive individual performance.
Diane is a member of Women Presidents’ Organization. She is a regular speaker at national business meetings including the HRPA conference, Canada’s largest convention for human resources professionals. Since 2007, Diane has been on Life Speak Inc.’s roster where she provides expertise to aspiring business professionals.
Her perspectives on executive and leadership presence are frequently sought after by media. She is often quoted in The Globe and Mail and National Post, and appears regularly on CBC and CTV.
Diane is dedicated to community service. She has completed the NFP Program for Corporate Directors: governance of not-for profit boards. For 12 years, until December 2016, Diane served as a Board Member for the Trillium Gift of Life Network, the province of Ontario’s organization responsible for organ and tissue donation and transplantation. In 2006, she became a member of the Intriciti Board of Directors.
Frequently heralded for her inspirational role in leadership, Diane is the recipient of many awards including: Governor General of Canada Meritorious Service Medal; Canadian Living Magazine and Avon Canada’s Women of Inspiration Award; Toastmaster International’s Communication and Leadership Award. Diane may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.