Diana Dobin is CEO of Valley Forge Fabrics, the largest decorative textile and textile products supplier to the Hospitality industry worldwide. A family owned business, Dobin is 2nd generation leadership and partners with her brother Michael. Valley Forge is headquartered in South Florida and respected for its environmental stewardship, agility, speed and adaptability to each customer. With 20 years’ experience, Diana’s present responsibilities include company strategy, sustainability, mentorship and design & brand leadership. Diana is also co-founder of WeaveUp, a technology start-up that was originally developed to connect artists to the specifiers and buyers in the hotel industry in order to put customization of textiles into the hands of Valley Forge customers. The WeaveUp customization tool allows users to select and sort through a library of ever growing designs, customize color, size and repeat and place orders of their choice from 25 different fabric qualities – in just a few clicks. Protecting and celebrating authorship, artists retain ownership of all their IP and get commission against sales. WeaveUp was launched originally to the trade only, but was released to consumers in Q3 2015. Diana is a LEED Accredited Professional who is also very active in educating her community on a regular basis in the areas of business, innovation, creativity and environmental sustainability. Board Member of the Pillsbury Institute for Entrepreneurship at Cornell University. She graduated from Lafayette College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English & Psychology. Diana loves yoga, art & fashion, journeys to unfamiliar destinations, and enjoying time outdoors with her family.
President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Valley Forge Fabrics