Diane Manuel, CFP®
Diane Manuel joined UWM after a successful career with Merrill Lynch, the California Endowment, and The J. Paul Getty Museum. She has more than twenty years of experience helping individuals and organizations in their efforts to identify, implement, and accomplish their financial goals. In her role as Financial Advisor at Urban Wealth Management, she continues to direct clients and organizations toward the achievement of their aspirations and dreams. The focal point of her practice is building long-term financial capacity, to ensure a legacy for families and businesses.
For fun, Diane enjoys 5K and 10K runs, the beach, wine tasting, photography, and walks with friends. A native of Los Angeles, she received her B.S. from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. and M.B.A. from Claremont Graduate University. Diane is also active in a number of philanthropic endeavors. She is member of the Advisory Board for WriteGirl. She has served on the Board of Governors for the USC Alumni Association and is now a member of the leadership for Trojans Encore. Additionally, as a founding member of the Giving Circle Angelenos 4 Los Angeles she is active in the arts, entrepreneurship, and the promotion of innovative solutions to support uplifting change in the African-American community.