CONTACT: Janine G. Sorbello, Dir. of Ext. Affairs DATE: October 28, 2022
EMAIL: [email protected]
Wilmington, DE – Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Erika L. Jorgensen as a new member of its Board of Trustees.
“Education has always played an important role in my life, and I was really excited about the opportunity to join the board of trustees at GBC,” said Jorgensen. She continued, “The higher education landscape is changing, and I hope to be able to add some business and leadership experience to the already esteemed board in order to keep GBC relevant and focused on what students need in order to be successful after graduation.”
Jorgensen is a managing director at JPMorgan Chase where she has grown her career for the past 18 years. She works within operations for the Chase Consumer and Community Banking (CCB) line of business, leading the Business Resiliency Planning and Oversight team. In this role, her focus is on ensuring the firm is in the best position to continue servicing its millions of customers during a disruption like a severe weather or cyber event. She has also led teams in regulatory operations, focused on communications and translation services, as well as marketing execution, helping launch new products for the credit card business and supporting their marketing and servicing campaigns to existing cardholders.
Jorgensen serves on the JPMorgan Chase Women on the Move Leadership team in the Mid-Atlantic Chapter, helping foster an internal network where women at all levels within the firm can access tools and resources to develop and advance within their careers. She is also a Certified Administrative Official for USA Swimming and volunteers many weekends in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware swim program.
She earned a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Delaware. She resides in Middletown with her husband (Rob), two children (Annika and Lars) and her Rottweiler (Ellie).
Founded in 1886, Goldey-Beacom College has approximately 1,300 students enrolled from 22 states and 65 nations. The College offers 42 degree options in its graduate and undergraduate programs with majors in psychology, economics, criminal justice, communication & media, human services, English, and all areas of business, including accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, and finance.
The College began accepting students into two new degree programs in fall 2022: B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies; B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analytics. Both were approved in March 2022 by the Delaware Department of Education. In fall 2023, the College plans to offer two additional degrees: Bachelor of Science in Marketing; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Digital Marketing.
The College is committed to connecting its graduates with careers in their respective fields. For over a decade, the College has achieved a 90% placement rate for graduates. Goldey-Beacom College is located in Pike Creek Valley, a suburb of Wilmington, Delaware. The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
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