Diana Elder AGⓇ is a professional genealogist accredited in the Gulf South region of the United States and serves as a Commissioner for The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen). Diana authored Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide and co-authored the companion volume, Research Like a Pro with DNA: A Genealogist’s Guide to Finding and Confirming Ancestors with DNA Evidence. She created the study group and eCourse that teach the Research Like a Pro process through videos and learning modules. Diana and her daughter, Nicole, share research tips on their website, Family Locket (https://familylocket.com/), and are the hosts of the Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast.
Diana has twenty years of research experience and specializes in southern U.S. research and using DNA to break down brick walls. She regularly teaches at genealogy conferences such as RootsTech and the National Genealogy Society Conference and presents webinars and seminars to local genealogy societies across the United States. Diana likes nothing more than helping people solve their family history mysteries.