Deborah Nason writes for national, statewide and regional publications, focusing on emerging business issues. Based in northern NJ, she has lived in New England, the West and the South, where she was contributing editor and lead writer for 5 years for the Blue Ridge Business Journal in Roanoke, Virginia. She has owned several small businesses and holds an M.A. in Management and Human Resource Development. She serves on the board of the NY chapter of the American Society of Business Publication Editors, and is an online instructor for Post University.
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