Helen Forster ’83

Helen Forster

Helen served on the Advisory Board of Visitors from 2000–2006, serving as the chair of the board during the past two years. Helen served on the Alumni Board from 2007 to 2010. Helen has served on the Board of Trustees since 2013.

She and her husband, Bob, own Diamond Outlet, a gemstone business in Nashville that was established by his parents in 1982. Bob and Helen Forster have worked for two of the largest diamond companies in the world. Bob started working in New York in 1979 and has been traveling internationally since 1983. His business trips have taken him to jewelry markets in China, Thailand, India, Italy, Antwerp, Switzerland, England, and Russia. Helen graduated from the Gemological Institute of America in New York in 1984.