Dr. Jones is well-versed in the collegiate field of business education. She attained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a Masters Business Administration degree in Finance and in Information Systems, and completed her educational endeavors by earning a Doctorate in Business Administration. She plans to earn a Ph.D. in Higher Education in the future. Susan’s work experience involves many years of finance and accounting in industries such as retail, insurance, public accounting, and fitness, health, and wellness. She worked as a Senior Accountant/Financial Analyst at an electronic debit and credit payment corporation. She oversaw the revenue payment accounts systems totaling more than $100 billion, helped to formulate monthly forecasts and budgets, and performed special projects for the Controller and Chief Financial Officer. Susan worked as an entrepreneur as an Independent Fitness Consultant. She acquired contracts with various corporations such as Aerobic Atlanta, Just Wellness, Coca-Cola, YMCA, Bellsouth (now AT&T), Home Depot, Cox Communications, Corporate Sports Unlimited (13 facilities in Atlanta) and other fitness facilities in the surrounding metro Atlanta areas. Susan worked overseas (Guam, Japan, and Korea) as a contractor for higher education; i.e. Chair Liaison for the Masters of Business Administration program. She had the opportunity to work with nationals, active duty and their dependents, as well as various contractors and other expatriates. During Susan’s time overseas, she volunteered her efforts to the Chapel, USO, Girl Scouts Overseas (i.e. board member), DoDEA middle and high school programs, and many other community-wide events in Asia/Pacific. She enjoys fitness (including running 5Ks, 10Ks, and half marathons and fitness competitions), salsa dancing, socializing, traveling, and reading and relaxing on leave days.