Meet the Vice President for Support Services

Joni Oglesby

Dr. Joni Oglesby is the Vice President for Support Services at the Florida Institute of Technology, providing leadership for the Human Resources, and Business & Retail Operations departments.

Dr. Oglesby has a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Capella University, a master's degree in Management, and a master's degree in Human Resource Development both from Webster University. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a certified Diversity Trainer. She is a past Diversity Advocate of her local Society for Human Resources Chapter (SBSHRM).

In addition to the over 20 years' experience in the field of human resources, Dr. Oglesby has quite an eclectic employment history including positions as diverse as a community college administrator to a department store visual merchandising specialist, to a crude oil trader.

Dr. Oglesby serves on, or chairs numerous taskforces and committees. She is a past Chair for the Brevard County March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies event and is the United Way Employer Campaign Manager for the University. Her community service also includes being a member on the board of directors for Serene Harbor, a domestic violence shelter, as well as a board member of Bridges, advocating for individuals with disabilities.