Under Victoria’s leadership as Director,
The Center for Corporate and Professional Development provides world-class
corporate education advancement to leaders across the globe through performance
optimization on every level.
Victoria, also a co-founder and managing
principal for a leading network integration company in the southeastern United
States negotiated the profitable acquisition and transition of the company to a
publicly held communications and data services provider. As Vice
President of Integrated Services, she was instrumental in achieving market
launches and company development across the southeast.
Victoria has worked with top leaders from
companies such as General Electric Global, ScanSource, Inc., Draexlmaier, Michelin,
Lockheed Martin, Bausch & Lomb, Velux USA, Bon Secours St. Francis Health
System, Greenville Health System, TD Bank, Kohler, Michelin USA and American
Airlines. She has also worked with
foreign diplomats to enhance international trade relations, and as an
international facilitator has led seminars and coached individuals representing
countries including Germany, Russia, Canada, Austria, Italy, France, Australia,
China, Japan, and Spain.
Victoria is a graduate of Furman
University and The Protocol School of Washington. She is a seasoned international traveler who
enjoys cycling and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Alison Search has been a member of the Furman community since 2008. Her responsibilities include organizing corporate and professional development seminars and workshops, and interacting with corporate client organizations. Alison is also responsible for organizing all professional development seminars and training for Furman's faculty and staff. She holds a Masters in Human Resource Development and a B.A. in Communication Studies from Clemson University.