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DIANE PROBST, IOM, CCE

Vice-Chair Professional Development

Diane Probst is the President/CEO of the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and the Rockport-Fulton Chamber Foundation. She has been at the helm of the Rockport-Fulton Chamber since 1990. The Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce has been accredited with the US Chamber for more than 25 years. It was the third Chamber in Texas to receive a 5-star rating.


She is a graduate of Texas A&M University - College Station, a graduate of the US Chamber’s Institute for Organization Management and a Certified Chamber Executive from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. She also completed the economic development course at Texas A&M University and the University of Oklahoma’s Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence Program.


Diane served as chairman of TCCE in 2008. She is the recipient of the 2012 Marvin Hurley Award, TCCE’s highest award. She launched her book titled Chamberology in 2014. She is working on a second book When The Storm Comes that will be co-authored with her daughter. She takes pride in inspiring a Chamber professional’s potential for building and maintaining a five-star organization. She and her husband, Mike, have two grown daughters. Alyssa (Doug) Wilson and Ashlee (Cody) Lynch. They have five grandchildren: Ben, Connor, Campbell, Archie, Paige and another on the way.