Dr. Jorge Blanco is Executive Director for Finance and International Operations at the Nova Southeastern University’s, Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. Dr. Blanco has primary administrative responsibility for all matters relevant to the financial and the operational processes at the college. As a member of the Dean’s Leadership Team for the past 11 years, he provides leadership for the following areas: financial integrity and accountability, student centered operations, marketing the college programs, recruitment and enrollment activities, and employee services. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Dr. Blanco also provides his expertise as a dissertation committee member to guide and encourage the research design for doctoral candidates. He earned his Ed.D in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, M.S. in Accounting from Nova Southeastern University, and B.S. in Business Administration from Biscayne College. Dr. Blanco is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Florida. His experience prior to Nova Southeastern University include working for twenty years in different roles in customer service, accounting, and financial system departments at a Fortune 500 electric utility company.