Diane Butrus is a Partner and COO for Diba Imports, LP and has been in the fashion footwear business since 1996. She successfully led her businesses through extreme growth as well as economic downturn. Her most recent project, the Gateway Fashion Group, is providing consulting and 3PL Services to growing footwear companies from around the world.
Previously, she was a technical sales representative with Leica, Inc. selling laser and optical measuring equipment to the automotive & aircraft industries. She also worked at Boeing writing software programs & evaluating new technology. Diane started, successfully operated, and sold Clean Cuts and More, Inc., a lawn care and landscaping company.
Her education includes an MS in Management from Maryville University and a BS in Computer Science from Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Diane is currently a member of the Academy of Miner Athletics and the Dean’s Leadership Council at Missouri S&T.
Diane joined Midwest Women Business Owners Conference in May 2012 to share unique and unconventional tips that have made a difference in her life and business.
This year Diane will moderate the panel discussion at Midwest Women Business Owners' Conference entitled Leadership: Defining, Communicating, and Executing your Vision from 1:00 pm -2:20 pm on May 17, 2018. I hope to see you there.