Joyce Gioia began her business career as an entrepreneur early―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.
She is now president and CEO of The Herman Group and Employer of Choice, Inc. She is a Strategic Business Futurist and Certified Management Consultant focusing on the human side of enterprise. With an eclectic background, including marketing, sales, management, high technology, hard goods, soft goods and intangibles, Joyce’s knowledge of future trends spans the future of business to the future of pet care. Her Herman Trend Alert goes to 29,000 people in 87 countries in four languages.
Providing a unique combination of high tech and high touch, she helps her diverse clients prepare for the future. Joyce has served clients like American Honda, Procter and Gamble, MasterCard, and AT&T. She is often quoted in the media, including Business Week, Entrepreneur, The Christian Science Monitor, and National Public Radio. Joyce has spoken in 46 states and on six continents.
Joyce is a Founding Member of the Association of Professional Futurists, as well as a professional member of the World Future Society and the National Speakers Association.