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Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) Coordinator
Phone: (239) 745-3700
Office: Lutgert Hall 2311
M.B.A., University of South Florida (1993)
Lorna J. Kibbey designs and delivers management and leadership seminars and services to public and private sector organizations. Her seminars cover a wide range of topics and are all customized to fit specific needs of the organization. Lorna is a motivational speaker and has spoken at a large variety of conferences and meetings.
Ms. Kibbey has more than 22 years of managerial experience in the government sector and has first hand experience in dealing with the most difficult situations managers face. Employed by the Florida Department of Children and Families for more than 24 years, Lorna served as a line supervisor, trainer, program consultant, operations administrator and senior management consultant in a multitude of public service programs. Ms. Kibbey earned her Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida and her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from the University of Cincinnati. Lorna has achieved recognition in the State of Florida as a Certified Public Manager. Lorna was recognized as "Best Boss of the Year" in a nationwide initiative. A six time winner of the Davis Productivity Award, Lorna is known for her innovation and optimism.
Lorna enjoys membership in the National Speakers Association, the American Society of Training and Development, and several other community networking organizations. As an energetic volunteer in the local community, Lorna is active with her church, Girl Scouts of the United States, and the Lee County School System.
Lorna is married and has one teen-aged daughter and one dog who thinks she is a teen-aged daughter. For hobbies, Lorna enjoys cycling, kayaking, hiking, and the pursuit of knowledge.