Diane was raised in New Jersey and received a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in Augmented History (History, Political Science and Economics) and Elementary Education from Houghton College near Buffalo, New York. She met her husband there and moved frequently with him during his 30-year USAF career. They lived in Texas, North and South Carolina, Virginia, the Republic of Panama, Oklahoma, and Alabama. Diane knew right away that teaching wasn’t for her and eventually completed an MBA, with Distinction from Campbell University in N.C. Diane and Tom landed in Montgomery, Alabama in 1998, where her husband held various positions at The Air War College at Maxwell AFB, before retiring and working for Trinity Presbyterian Church. In 2000, She started working part time for Connie Dorough at Connie Dorough Properties, which is a property management business. Susan and another agent purchased Connie Dorough Properties in 2010 and expanded the business over several years. When Susan left Montgomery in 2017, she became the sole owner of Connie Dorough Properties. With the help of Jason Button, they now manage multiple properties through Two Friends Properties, LLC DBA Connie Dorough Properties and sell real estate through Realty Central and finds both facets of real estate very fulfilling.