Diane Ramsey, Chief Executive Officer, IWLC, is former Enterprise Chair for the Women's Forum Employee Resource Group at Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Through Diane's leadership, IWLC has transitioned from a once-a-year event to Iowa's premier organization focused on women's leadership.
In 2010, Ms. Ramsey founded Corridor Women Connect; leading Cedar Rapids/Iowa City employers that share best practices, leadership development and networking. She is a founding member of the Women's Leadership Project, a statewide consortium that produced the She Matters: 2012 Status of Women and Girls in Iowa report and subsequent follow up initiatives.
Ms. Ramsey currently serves on the St. Luke’s Health Care Foundation Board of Directors (vice chair), Corridor Women Connect Board of Directors (chair 2010-2012), Four Oaks Board of Directors (2011-2012, chair), Waypoint Services Board of Trustees, Theatre Cedar Rapids Board of Trustees, Friends of Iowa Civil Rights Commission (vice chair), and is a national delegate for Vision 2020 (a coalition of organizations and individuals committed to achieve women’s economic and social equality).
In 2009, the Corridor Business Journal recognized Ms. Ramsey as a Woman of Influence in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor. In 2013, the Women’s Equality Coalition of Linn County honored her as Woman of the Year.
Ms. Ramsey is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and she attended Business school at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Diane and her husband Bruce Johnson live in Cedar Rapids.