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Jan Joyce

Jan Joyce, DBA, CG®, CGL(SM), AG®

Dr. Joyce is a genealogy researcher whose personal work has focused on her Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania & Wisconsin ancestors who immigrated from England, Germany, Ireland and Norway. She began researching in 1998 to better understand genealogy customers when she managed the marketing initiatives at After that initial taste of family history research, she was hooked and hasn’t stopped since. Her genealogy career is now focused on teaching research methodology, writing and researching her own family. Jan has published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Crossroads, the Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly and the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly. She enjoys speaking and teaching at local, regional and national venues and is known for her interactive and engaging presentation style. Jan has earned the following genealogy credentials: CG®, CGL(SM), AG®. She is accredited in the Great Lakes region. Before beginning her genealogy career, Jan earned a B.S. in Business, Marketing from Miami University; an MBA, Marketing from The Ohio State University and a Doctor of Business Administration from Golden Gate University. She worked in marketing for many years and also taught a variety of marketing courses as an adjunct professor of marketing.