Diane Paddison, 4word Founder and Executive Director, is a Harvard MBA, former global executive of two Fortune 500 companies, CBRE and ProLogis, and one Fortune 1000 company, Trammell Crow Company, and serves as an independent director for two corporate and four not-for-profit boards.
Diane is a leading advocate for Christian women in the workplace. Diane published Work, Love, Pray in 2011, and Be Refreshed . . . a year of devotions for women in the workplace in 2017, laying the foundation for 4word.
She authors weekly posts at 4wordwomen.org and is a featured columnist for The Washington Times and the 4word Mentor Program has been highlighted in The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch.
Diane and her husband, Chris, have four children and one grandchild and live in Dallas, Texas.
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Harvard Business School
- Bachelor of Science (BS) - Oregon State University
Be Refreshed: A Year of Devotions for Women in the Workplace
Work, Love, Pray: Practical Wisdom for Professional Christian Women and Those Who Want to Understand Them
A book offering practical guidance to Christian women balancing work, love, and prayer, covering topics such as finding purpose, navigating relationships, and maintaining spirituality, while offering relatable advice to attain balance and joy.