Ford Motor Company Design Productions and Presentations Manager overseeing a staff with responsibility for the production of major design-related media and automotive events at global auto shows and advanced product introductions. Diane Martin reported to the VP Design and was responsible for the development of executive presentations and media reveals on a worldwide scale.
Education: BA - Psychology and Business - University of Detroit Mercy
2002 - 2004 - Formed Diane Martin Enterprises as a Ford Motor consultant responsible for the production of two foremost events associated with the Woodward Dream Cruise, the largest car event of its kind in the U.S.
1973 - 1990 – Founder & CEO Video Concepts, Inc. Southfield, MI based video systems integrator and pioneer of large screen data display in Michigan. Authorized dealers for JVC, Panasonic and Sony professional video systems. Designed and built the largest Catholic Church TV studio in the U.S. for the Archdiocese of Detroit. Client roster included numerous Fortune 500, educational & health system accounts
Education: Degree in Business Administration - University of Toledo
1991 - 2006 – Associate Broker, Weir, Manuel, Snyder & Ranke Realtors, Birmingham, Michigan. Career transactions exceeding $140,000,000.
Diane & Tom Martin
2004 – Present – Developed client base to include local and national non-profits. Supported marketing, PR, event, communications and branding efforts for National MS Society, Michigan Chapter, Children’s Aid Society, Children’s Charity Coalition, Coalition On Temporary Shelter, Community Care Services of Lincoln Park, Henry Ford Estate Foundation, Ford Fund, Ford Minority Dealers Network, The Reggie McKenzie Foundation, Don Bosco Hall, Detroit Central City Community Mental Health, Inc., The Detroit Public Schools Foundation and others, Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Detroit, Detroit Central City Community Mental Health, Killarney Mountain Lodge, Turning Point, Macomb, and others.
Oversaw evolution of Diane Martin Enterprises into DMe, Inc.
Providing professional Public Relations, Marketing and Communications services since 2002