Diane McDonald: VA Secretary Robert McDonald’s Wife


Diane McDonald is the wife of 37-years of Secretary of Veterans Affairs and former Procter & Gamble Chairman, President, and CEO: 61-year-old Robert “Bob” McDonald.

Her hubby is making headlines after admitting he lied about serving in the special operations forces in a conversation with a homeless veteran that was caught on camera earlier this year! image

The couple are parents to adult children, son Rob and daughter Jennifer McDonald who is married to husband Scott Rowland. Diane and her hubby are also grandparents to his daughter’s children: Matthew M. Rowland and Michael W. Rowland.


The couple lived in Canada for 15 years when her hubby was asked by P&G to relocate. They returned in 2004 and made Cincinnati their home. Diane, a Pittsburgh native and Bob met through mutual friends. She was the girlfriend of Bob’s close pal Peter Madsen’s fiancée and now wife. Shortly after meeting they became engaged.


Diane’s daughter, Jennifer is based in Pittsburgh and works for American Express; while son Rob lives in Cincinnati and is a Taft lawyer and his married to Alexa Wade.


What do you think of her husband’s false statement?