Dr.Melissa Furman’s passion for guiding individuals with career, professional, and leadership development inspired her to launch Career Potential to help individuals achieve and organizations succeed. As the owner of CareerPotential, Dr. Furman delivers highly engaging sessions at state, national, and international conferences in in addition to providing consulting and training services.
Dr.Furman is not your usual “academic”. She utilizes her research and subject-matter expertise related to generational diversity, unconscious bias, career and leadership development, and emotional intelligence to have a positive, practical impact on organizations and individuals alike.
Dr.Furman served as the assistant dean and currently serves as a faculty member at the James M. Hull College of Business at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia.Dr. Furman has served in a variety of roles at universities such as EmoryUniversity, The University of Georgia, GA Tech, UNC-Chapel Hill, and JohnsHopkins University. She obtained her doctorate her Doctorate of Business and Masters of Science in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University and herBachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Susquehanna University.