Dr. Gerald B. Hinson serves as a Business Consultant with the Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida A&M University. He has extensive business experience as an entrepreneur and professional work experience as an internal auditor with Cummins Engine Company. Gerald’s corporate experience also includes a stint as a strategic planning analyst with Red Lobster Corporate Office.
Gerald holds a BS Accounting from Florida A&M University, an MBA in International Business from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in Management Information Systems. He has also taught under-graduate and graduate level courses in Information Technology, Database Management and Management Information Systems at Florida A&M University, Florida State University and Carnegie Mellon University for nearly 20 years combined.
Dr. Hinson also served as CEO for an On-Line International Networks, Chief Financial Officer for a Cruise Company, and owner and CEO for a On 2 Music Production Company.
His personal interests include music production as well as creating digital content. He is an accomplished musician and currently enjoys playing bass guitar as a part of his church ministry.