Joyce Gioia (joy-yah) began her business career as an entrepreneur at the tender age of fourteen, when she founded her first company, Jack & Jill Parties for Children. Later, at the age of 28, she was the youngest national magazine publisher in the United States. Joyce is president and CEO of The Herman Group and Employer of Choice, Inc. She is a Certified Management Consultant and Professional Speaker focusing on the human side of enterprise. As a Strategic Business Futurist, Joyce’s Herman Trend Alert is distributed to 29,000 people in 87 countries in three languages every week. Providing a unique combination of high tech and high touch, she helps her diverse clients prepare for tomorrow. Joyce has written five business books, three business bestsellers, including Business Week, Entrepreneur, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and National Public Radio and she has served clients in 46 states and on six continents.