Diane A. Ouellette is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ for Gold Canyon Financial Planning (GCFP), a Limited Liability Corporation specializing in providing comprehensive financial planning services to individual clients, partners, families and small businesses. GCFP is a Registered Investment Adviser Firm in both Massachusetts and Arizona, serving clients in twelve states.
Diane’s professional background includes twenty-three years at Fortune 100 telecommunication companies. She earned a BA degree, cum laude, in Biology at Wheaton College and a Masters of Business Administration from Northeastern University, both in MA. Additionally, Diane has completed all requirements of the College For Financial Planning's CFP® Certification Professional Education Program. During her career, Diane held a variety of senior management positions with increasing responsibility in manufacturing, engineering and strategy development. In 1991, she was recognized for her leadership in business with a TWIN Award, “Tribute to Women in Industry”, and consistently received recognition awards during her corporate career as a top contributor.
Diane has always been passionate about financial planning and investing, and enthusiastically accepted an early retirement from the corporate world in 2001 to pursue her career as an Independent Financial Advisor, along with her spouse, Tracy C. Gale. Together, they have built a great business - mostly through referrals from their clients and affinity groups. The number one priority at GCFP is their clients, and Diane and Tracy love helping clients meet both their short-term and long-term goals.
In her leisure time, Diane enjoys pickleball, boating, cooking, reading and hanging out with her and Tracy's cat and dogs. She also participates in Financial Planning Association and Gold Canyon Business Association events and has been involved as a board member in charitable organizations including animal shelters and soup kitchens.