Dr. Patrick Jackson is the Program Director for Leadership and Management. He has a variety of professional experiences in both higher education and the corporate sector, developing and implementing employee and student programs. He worked for IBM and Eaton Corporation for 8 years as a Human Resource Manager, Project Manager, and Compensation Specialist. In higher education he has served as the Associate Director for Student Success and Multicultural Programs, a faculty member for career and student transition courses, and chaired several campus-wide committees. He holds a PhD in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel from Kent State University, an MS in Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MS in Human Resources Management from Purdue University, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Akron.