Dr. Jean Gordon, RN earned her BS in Nursing from the University of Miami in 1974. Returning to advance her education as an adult she earned her MS in HRM from Nova Southeastern University in 1997 and completed her Doctorate in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern in 1999.  She has earned specializations at the Doctorate level in Human Resource Management, Marketing and Research Methods and in early 2010 completed a Master of Science in Nursing from Kaplan University.  She has worked extensively in upper management in both Marketing and Human Resource Management in the domestic and global environments.  She is published extensively in the areas of Human Resource Management, Talent Strategy for Retention and Knowledge Management and is active in local and national professional associations of SHRM, ASTD, WHEN, AOM, and AHIMA.