About Valletta Associates

Valletta Associates offers an extensive range of awards consulting, marketing communications, promotional writing and editing services to a varied clientele of primarily service sector businesses.  Services provided include communication strategies and tactical solutions such as website content, newsletters and special reports, lead generation tools, identity and capabilities brochures, and client information materials.  Other specialty services include awards searches, award nomination package development, biographies/ credentials packages, training and procedures manuals, book/ manuscript editing and speechwriting.

Diane VallettaAbout Diane Valletta

Diane Valletta founded Valletta Associates in 1983 to help client companies crystallize the marketing impact of their written communications.  Long active in the National Association of Women Business Owners, she served for 10 years on the Chicago Area NAWBO board of directors and for 6 years on the organization’s national board. An elected delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Small Business, she has also earned numerous awards (see below) for women’s business advocacy.  Before becoming an entrepreneur, Valletta had a corporate communications career in the financial services industry that culminated with service as Director of Sales Promotion for All American Life in Chicago. She holds an MBA in Marketing Management and a B.S. in English Literature, both from Chicago’s Loyola University.

Awards & Recognition

  • 2007 SBA “Home Based Business Champion of the Year” Award for the State of Illinois and the 5-state Midwest Region
  • 2005 NAWBO National President’s Award for outstanding national board service
  • 2003 Inducted into NAWBO Chicago’s newly-established Hall of Fame
  • 2000 NAWBO Chicago Area Entrepreneurial Partner Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 1998 NAWBO Chicago Area Member of the Year
  • 1998 NAWBO Chicago President’s “Kitchen Cabinet” Award for Exemplary Service
  • 1997 Entrepreneurial Partner of the Year, NAWBO Chicago Area Chapter
  • 1996 NAWBO Chicago President's Recognition for outstanding chapter service
  • 1994 Distinguished Contributor Award for exceptional service to NAWBO Chicago
  • 1995 Named by Talking To The Boss as one of Chicago’s "100 Top Small Businesses"
  • 1993 NAWBO Chicago President's Award for outstanding chapter service