Regional Customer Service Manager (Retired), Entergy Arkansas
Diane began her career with Entergy in June of 1977 in Helena and held several positions within the corporation working in Magnolia, Camden, El Dorado, Crossett, Hamburg, Fordyce & Pine Bluff. After working more than 36 years with Entergy she retired in December 2013. Diane is a native of Arkansas County, and a graduate of Phillips County Community College in Helena and Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia with a BBA degree in Business Management. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University. Diane currently serves as the chair of the board for the Arkansas Business & Education Alliance. She is a member of the board of directors for the following: Southern Bancorp, Arkansas Public School Resource Center, Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Port Authority, Community Development Institute Advisory Board and the LeadAR Advisory Council.
Diane is a graduate of the Camden and El Dorado Leadership programs as well as LeadAR; State Chamber of Commerce Leadership Arkansas Program-Class II and Leadership America. She is married to Horace Tatum, and they have six sons and two grandsons.