Episode 45. Diane McGraw – Past Executive Director, Greater Louisville Sports Commission (2006-2009)
Diane McGraw loves to create a plan, gather the necessary resources, and watch it all come together.
Diane is the executive director of the Louisville Sports Commission which recruits major sporting events, meetings, and conventions to stimulate the local economy and provide outstanding entertainment options for local citizens.
Diane is a 30-year veteran of the sports and entertainment industry. She worked as founding president of the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission, president and CEO of the Orlando Area Sports Commission, and executive director of the Philadelphia Sports Congress.
During her career, Diane planned some of the nation’s most well-known events including the 1992 HHL All-star game, 1995 PGA Championship, 1996 Grammy Awards, and 1998 U.S. Senior Golf Open.