"I motivate and equip

entrepreneurs and small businesses

with tools needed to SUCCEED"

Joy Lough, PhD is a visionary entrepreneur, and business educator, with over 15 years of experience in business, management and human resources. As the CEO of Joy Lough Enterprises, Dr. Joy assists small businesses and entrepreneurs focus on the start-up and development. Through training and workshops Dr. Joy will help you hone in on your organizational goals and improve strategies for continued growth.

Workshops include the following:

Business Startup/ Business Planning

Strategic Planning

Productivity Management

Change Management

Project Management


Dr. Joy is very professional, transparent, and believes in serving the community. I would highly recommend Joy to speak or teach because she cares about people. She does not just talk the talk but walks the walk. Recently, Dr. Joy spoke at the Willow Oaks-"Let's Get Inspired Forum" on Domestic Violence. The audience was pleased and asked her to come back in the future. She is a true example of one who is willing to stand up for those in need. She will go on to do great things! Dr. B. Michelle Lucas-Patrick Willow Oaks Neighborhood Association -President

Dr. Lough is a very knowledgeable self starter. Joy does excellenttraining programs, explaining clearly and correctly. She answersand explains procedures in a professional mannner. Joy is an assest to any major corporation. I highly recommend Dr. Lough. B Saunders NC Career Center

Joy Lough taught an educational workshop series titled “Land the Job” which was hosted by Women’s Resource Center in Alamance County. This series provided 17 women with clear instruction and thoughtful, well presented ideas on resume writing, mock interviews, and job search strategies. Joy is a seasoned Human Resource professional willing to educate through her passion for women in our community. She is polished and skilled in her presentation style encouraging client interaction throughout. Her workshops are lively, engaging and our client feedback has been positive. We consider Joy Lough Enterprises as a community partner helping the Women’s Resource Center in Alamance County provide services to our clients which can be life changing. Sincerely, Susan Watson Executive Director WRCAC

Professional Memberships, Affiliations and Clients