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Bree J. Morrison, Director of the CEED-Mentor Protégé Program


Bree J. Morrison, DBA, is a Director of the CEED-Mentor Protégé Program at Bethune-Cookman University (BCU). Prior to her current appointment, she was Chair for the Business Administration department within the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Bethune-Cookman University. She is jointly responsible for developing, leading, and achieving innovative changes that aligns to the B-CU goals of creating “World Class” business competencies that shape lifetime student learners. Dr. Morrison has developed and taught marketing curricula for the School of Business for 13 years and has taught as an adjunct professor for the last 5 years for the Master of Science in Transformational Leadership (MSTL) program at B-CU. During her B-CU career, Dr. Morrison successfully grew student practicum and internship opportunities by developing community partnerships and recurring large corporate consulting service engagements with Raytheon and HP Mentor Protégé Programs. Along with her academic achievements, Dr. Morrison was a business professional spanning a 35 years exceptional career with IBM Corporation. During her corporate career, she was honored with numerous excellence awards for leading dramatic changes that increased market share and yielded higher customer and employee satisfaction. She authored a winning IBM Regional Quality Baldrige Award for ‘best in class’ practices that was then deployed across IBM divisions for improving business processes and practices. Dr. Morrison’s academic research focuses on examining solutions for real-world business and leadership challenges. She has published and is an accomplished expert in leader Emotional Intelligence, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), organization effectiveness, and business and marketing integration. Dr. Morrison holds a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from Argosy University, a Master of Science Management from National Louis University, and a Bachelor of Science Human Services from Upper Iowa University. She has completed certification in TESOL/TEFL from Rollins College and is a consultant for the Daytona Beach National Writing Project. Community service is a lifetime passion for Dr. Morrison. She has participated in ministry travel to Romania, Mexico, and Haiti. Currently, she is coaching Social Emotional Learning training for the faculty of the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home Society (FUMCH) in support of a newly established SEL School. Entrepreneurship is a reality for Dr. Morrison. She is the owner of two sustaining startup businesses within agricultural farming and business consulting services. She lives in Daytona Beach and has a working farm in Pierson, Florida. She has four adult children living in various parts of the United States with their own families.

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