Diane Sagey

Diane Sagey

Assistant Dean
Dean's Office

SB1 5300



MBA, UC Irvine
BA in English, UC Irvine

With more than 20 years’ experience in marketing and communications leadership, Diane Sagey joined The Paul Merage School of Business in 2007 to help further enhance its reputation as one of the world's top business schools. In 2010, she was promoted to assistant dean of marketing and strategic initiatives, and in 2013, Diane was promoted to assistant dean of operations. Since 2018, as Chief of Staff, she continues to oversee the marketing as well as HR functions, the Merage School's strategic plan and AACSB and university accreditation. She is responsible for process improvement and helping enable her colleagues to succeed school-wide.

Prior to joining the Merage School staff, Diane diversified a career foundation gained at Pacific Life with contributions at small and medium-sized regional non-profit and for-profit businesses plus a national public affairs agency. Armed with an MBA from the Merage School at UC Irvine in 1999, she successfully transitioned to the high-tech industry, directing channel marketing for Toshiba's laptop division followed by global brand management for ViewSonic corporation.