Nicole King currently serves as the Learning Resource Center Manager at Strayer University. She is highly committed on developing professionals through education in addition to creating relevant relationships and partnerships throughout the Tampa Bay community. Nicole holds several leadership positions within various professional organizations and has facilitated career workshops in partnership with the NFL Alumni in support of its theme, “Life after Football.” Prior to making the transition into academia Nicole managed her event management company, King of Events, LLC. Nicole earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Florida A & M University, a M.B.A. in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Strayer University and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Organizational Management from Capella University with an achievement date of December 2013. Nicole developed a passion for diversity and inclusion since the beginning of her doctoral journey and has been conducting extensive research to develop her thesis research on generational diversity. As she continues to be a leader for the community she strives to educate individuals on diversity through seminar presentations, research publications, and adjunct teaching at Strayer University and Barry University.