I hold a Ph.D. from The University of Tennessee with a concentration in Retailing and Consumer Behavior. In addition, I have a Marketing Management Certificate from Harvard University Extension. My curriculum design experience includes several contracts building academic programs, both undergraduate and graduate. My clients have included Western Governors University, Walden and Strayer University creating online courses that can also be offered in the instructor-led classroom. I also work in industry building training programs. My industry clients have included ES&H, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Alcoa Aluminum Company of America, and the training programs range from Microsoft Office skills to Proprietary Software Training.