JoAnn C. Burnett, MS-IMC
Business Instructor, WVU-PSC
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Professional info​

JoAnn is experienced in assisting businesses, professionals and organizations to succeed. With 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, she has owned and operated businesses in Connecticut and Florida as well as West Virginia. She holds an M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from WVU; an early corporate career rounds out her professional skills.

Work experience
Instructor of Business

​2017 - present


Business Instructor at Potomac State College of West Virginia University teaching Microsoft Office applications, Business Communications, Customer Service, Soft Skills, QuickBooks, Business Ethics, Principles of Marketing, Online and Inbound Marketing.

JCB Online Services

​2000 - 2020

For the last 20 years, I have succeeded in meeting and exceeding the needs of  hundreds of clients nationwide. Websites, hosting, emails, newsletters, search engine marketing, graphics, document writing, brochures, ads, spreadsheets, online sales, business plans, grant applications, social media, and more have been customized to meet each organization's needs and preferences. I delight in satisfied, successful clients, and develop close working relationships.

Owner, Design Center of Amelia, Inc.

1997 - 2001


Owned a retail design center specializing in high-end, residential interiors. Worked as the primary designer and served hundreds of clients. Located on Amelia Island in Fernandina Beach, Florida.


Owner, The Decorating Connection.

1991 - 1997


Independent interior decorator in Brookfield, Connecticut. Conducted workshops on the psychological effects of color and effective space planning.

Sales Assistant, Prodigy Services (Trintex).

1986 - 1989


Administrative work in the White Plains, New York office for the Director of Commercial Advertising Sales. And, the Director of Retail Sales in San Francisco, California.

Administrative Assistant, PepsiCo.

1986 - 1987


Administrative work in the White Plains, New York office International Engineering department.

Administrative Assistant, Union Carbide Corporation.

1982 - 1985


Administrative work in the Danbury, Connecticut office General Services department.

Certifications & Capabilities

CFD: Certified Faculty Developer

ACUE: Effective Teaching Practices

Higher Ed APPQMR: Online Teaching

Various Marketing Certifications

(see LinkedIn for complete list)

Adobe Photoshop

Wix Website Editor

GoDaddy Website Builder

Weebly Editor



Constant Contact

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Access

QuickBooks Pro

PayPal Integrations

Volusion e-Commerce

Shopify e-Commerce

WordPress Blogs


Adobe PDF

Adobe Creative Cloud

eBay Selling

Etsy Shops

501c3 Applications

Grant Writing

Financial Planning

Business Planning

Brand Strategy


Content Creation

Creative Writing

Facebook Pages

LinkedIn Profiles





Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Marketing

Google Adwords

Web Hosting

Email Hosting

Domain Registration

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

2013 - 2016: M.S., Integrated Marketing Communications, 4.0 GPA

2010 - 2013: R.B.A., Multidisciplinary Studies (Potomac State College of WVU)


Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT.

1983 - 1986: Computer Programming, Business Management Coursework.