WOMEN IN BUSINESS ProfessorLaura Dorsey LLD Consulting PROFESSIONAL BIO/ COMPANY PROFILE Professor Laura Dorsey is the CEO of LLD Consulting. LLD Consulting specializes in taking your voice and the message that you want to convey and creating that writ- ten component that can be used in pub- lication, speeches, oral presentations and marketing and advertising. We also assist with sharing writing strategies for book manuscripts and magazine articles. LLD Consulting clients range from Bob Beamon, Olympic gold medalists, attor- neys, authors, entrepreneurs both for profit and non-profit. Currently, Professor Dorsey serves as the Communications Director for the Pan African Cultural Heri- tage Institute where she serves as a fellow 20 IBA Success Magazine n VOL 5, Issue 2 Professor Dorsey is a prior educational pro- fessional and community liaison. She has a wide-ranging background in educational administration and corporate management. Her experiences include quality manage- ment, performance improvement, accred- itation compliance, education, instruction- al design, and training/development. Facilitation using multiple distance edu- cational modalities including assessment and evaluation is one of her specialties. In addition, she has served as a University Aca- demic Cabinet Member, SME General Edu- cation & English and Area Chair: Academic Writing and General Studies in the College of Humanities for the University of Phoenix. Prior to her academic career, she had a very extensive career in financial services, retir- ing as the Assistant Vice President, directly responsible for merger/acquisitions, strate- gic planning, development, budgeting and forecasting. Professor Dorsey’s academic and professional career has led her to be- come a sought-out speaker on a variety of subjects.