Dr. Barbara Edwards, Associate Professor of Management, B.S., MBA, Bernard Baruch College; DBA, Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Barbara J. Edwards served as a Cabinet level administrator at Florida Memorial University for over twenty-six years. She was responsible for handling all Government and Public Relations for the institution and implementing a major brand marketing initiative. She also held the position of Vice President/Chief Institutional Advancement Officer for the University and provided the direction on all matters relating to fundraising and constituent relations. Under her leadership, she planned and conducted a $30 million Capital Campaign and exceeded the goal by $5 million. Dr. Edwards was also selected to be a presenter at the Oxford Round Table in Oxford, England. Since July 2011, Dr. Edwards has assumed the position of Associate Professor of Management in the School of Business. She has received numerous honors and awards in recognition of her professional and community involvements and was named one of South Florida’s Most Distinguished & Influential Black Women by Success Magazine.