Dr. Ferraro is currently on the faculty of the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University. She received her PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business in 2006. Dr. Slay’s current research examines the role of networks and identity in career transition decision making, career decision making at midlife/mid-career and the relationship between identity and succession in family business. Before pursuing her PhD, she worked in industry for over 13 years in a number of diverse technical and management positions. Additionally, she holds a BS degree in Interdisciplinary Science (Wilberforce University), a Bachelor’s of Chemical Engineering (University of Dayton) and a MA in Human Resource Development (Western Michigan University).