Starting March 5, 2025

San Diego, CA


Diane Ty

Managing Director | Milken Institute Future of Aging

Diane Ty

Diane Ty is a managing director for the Milken Institute Future of Aging, where she oversees the strategic direction and operations for its focus on healthy longevity and financial wellness, and leads its Alliance to Improve Dementia Care. She is a senior advisor at Georgetown University’s Business for Impact at the McDonough School of Business, where she previously led multiple consulting engagements in health and financial security and was the founding director for its AgingWell Hub and Portion Balance Coalition.  

Before her current role, Ty was a marketing, strategy, and business and program development consultant for Service Year Alliance, Generations United, and the Silicon Valley startup Super. She was senior vice president of strategic market development at AARP, where she architected the organization’s under-50/Millennial strategy. The work was recognized with a gold-level International Design Excellence Award in design strategy. She also led the development of AARP’s Social Security and retirement calculators. As vice president of strategic alliances at AARP Services, she designed and negotiated cross-organizational corporate partnerships. Ty led Save the Children’s Millennial-focused work as managing director of US programs and orchestrated the Effie-winner and Emmy-nominated Ad Council campaign “Do Good: Mentor A Child.”   

Ty began her career at American Express Company and held several marketing positions, including vice president of corporate card marketing, over her 10-plus year tenure. Ty earned her undergraduate degree from Duke University. She was a Lauder Institute fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, earning an MBA from the Wharton School and an MA from the School of Arts and Sciences. Ty is on the board of Capital Caring Health and a gubernatorial appointee on the Maryland State Commission on Aging.