Dr. Pogue and Doctoral Advisory Board Secure Higher Learning Commission Accreditation

May 7, 2007 – Dr. Laura Pogue, Chief Executive Officer, and Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc., are proud to announce their success in working with the Jones International University, School of Business, to secure Higher Learning Commission accreditation of their new Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program.

Dr. Pogue has been a member of the inaugural Jones International University, Doctor of Business Administration Advisory Board, since its formation in 2005. “I am very pleased that the vision of Jones International University to offer an accredited, fully-online Doctor of Business Administration Degree Program has been accomplished. This was an excellent opportunity to capitalize on our years of online education experience, to contribute to the creation of a competitive, new doctoral degree program with various academic and industry applications for the benefit of Jones International University and their doctoral learners.”

In addition to her work on the Doctor of Business Administration Advisory Board, Dr. Pogue will mentor and instruct Jones International University Doctoral program students.

Dr. Pogue was an active participant within the Higher Learning Commission review meetings held at the Jones International University headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Work on the Jones International University School of Business, Doctor of Business Administration degree program included program creation and development, in addition to curriculum design, for submission to the Higher Learning Commission for review.

Dr. Pogue is the Founder, Owner, and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc.  Since 2001, Dr. Pogue and her team of professional consultants have proactively served their clients with integrity, intelligence, and innovation, providing online educational resources for performance excellence and profitability. For more information, please contact Dr. Pogue and Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc. by email at Resources@smfri.com or visit their website at www.smfri.com.