PhD Marketing, Northcentral University, 2016
MSA Leadership, Central Michigan University, 2005
BFA Fashion Merchandising, Virginia Commonwealth University 1989
Dr. Lorna DeShay has over 30+ years of marketing experience in various industries. For 15 years, she served as the Associate Director of Marketing at Central Michigan University in Atlanta. There, Dr. DeShay was responsible for marketing the Global Campus programs to working adults in a non-traditional format. Other former companies include Arthritis Foundation, Southern Progress, Reed Elsevier, Essence Magazine, and General Media.
Dr. DeShay has experience teaching undergraduate and graduate online courses with Columbia International University, Liberty University, Charisma University, and The University of North Carolina in Wilmington.
Dr. DeShay has four children ranging in ages from 11 - 27 years old. As an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Dr. DeShay serves the community. In her spare time, she is a natural Figure Pro Bodybuilding competitor.