DIANA PERRY VP - Marketing & Social Media
Diana is Linear Retail’s Vice President of Marketing and Social Media. She handles the company’s corporate marketing, advertising, public relations, website development and social media initiatives. With 13 years of experience in the Shopping Center Industry, this New Englander has been listed under Movers and Shakers – Business people on the move by AllBusiness.com and The Patriot Ledger. Diana has a five year standing column titled, “Dishing Social Media” in the largest weekly real estate newspaper in the country, the New England & New York Real Estate Journal. She currently serves on the ICSC Next Gen Leadership Board, the ICSC New England Conference & Deal Making Committee and formerly chaired the Boston ICSC Next Generation Committee. She has spoken at countless marketing and social media seminars across the country including ICSC RECon in Las Vegas, the industry’s largest conference.
Prior to Linear Retail, Diana worked for five years at Chestnut Hill, MA-based, WS Development. There, she worked in the marketing department and oversaw corporate and shopping center marketing across their portfolio. She worked on the Grand Opening for Legacy Place in Dedham, MA, Wareham Crossing, Mansfield Crossing and later worked as Marketing Coordinator for Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham, MA where she ran the marketing department and implemented their first ever social media strategy.
She holds a B.A. in Communication and an Associate Degree in Applied Science for Community Leadership, both from the University of New Hampshire. She also studied Public Relations and New Communication Technologies at Bond University in Queensland, Australia. She was a scholarship recipient of ICSC’s John T. Riordan School for Professional Development Institute for advanced marketing coursework.
One of Diana’s passions is her involvement with Make-A-Wish Massachusetts & Rhode Island, granting wishes for seriously ill children in her community along with serving on the Wine & Wishes Committee which she’s done for four years now. Diana enjoys exploring the world with her husband, one Chef’s Table restaurant and vineyard at a time along with boating in the summer, snowboarding in the winter and everything in the fall.