Former MBA Program Chair


Arizona State University, University of Phoenix, Northcentral University


  • Several decades of sales and leadership experience in multiple industries, including pharmaceuticals, lending, real estate, and education
  • Former MBA program chair at the Forbes School of Business
  • Nationally syndicated radio show host, speaker, author, consultant, and board advisor


Dr. Diane Hamilton has authored several books and her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals. Her radio show is nationally syndicated on multiple AM/FM stations throughout the United States and is available through iTunes, iHeart, Roku, and other top platforms.

For more than 30 years, Dr. Hamilton has dedicated her career to researching success in business. In addition to her traditional doctorate, she was nominated for an honorary doctorate and has received multiple awards for speaking, presenting, reviewing, and publishing.


Dr. Diane received her bachelor's from Arizona State University, a master's from the University of Phoenix, and a PhD from Northcentral University.

Diane has professional designations as an EQ-I Instructor, Arizona Real Estate License, and a Certified Medical Representative. She owns the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award, as well as the Outstanding Research Award.

Quote from Diane Hamilton

"Having taught more than 1000 business courses, I found that topics like finance can be very challenging for people. My goal is to simplify areas within all areas of business to allow others to see the value of embracing knowledge and to help them explore their natural curiosity."