Founder and Author

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06. 10. 11
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Jeretta Horn Nord is a professor, an editor, an author, and an entrepreneur. Dr. Nord is the Founder and CEO of Entrepreneur Enterprises, LLC, and Founder of A Cup of Cappuccino for the Entrepreneur’s Spirit. She has hosted two radio talk shows titled Empowering Entrepreneurs on Passionate Internet Voices Talk Radio and The Entrepreneurial Mind on Web Talk Radio.

Jeretta is a professor in the department of Management Science and Information Systems in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.  Nord recently served as a Fulbright Specialists Scholar in Europe and has spent time as a visiting scholar at UCLA and the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. Dr. Nord founded the Oklahoma State University chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization and conducts research in the areas of technology and entrepreneurship. She has served as the associate dean for the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University, and is currently executive editor of The Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Dr. Nord was honored by The Journal Record in 2011 with 50 Making a Difference in the Woman of the Year program.  The Association for Continuing Higher Education recognized Jeretta's efforts with the Special Recognition Award at their national conference in Orlando in 2011.

Jeretta Horn Nord was honored in 2008 with a Distinguished Alumnus Award at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In 2009, she was awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialists Grant by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB), the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State (ECA), and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).

Jeretta was awarded the Merrick Foundation Teaching Award for bringing free enterprise into the classroom and received the Greiner Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2007 for excellence in instruction. She was recognized for achievement with a ConocoPhillips MSIS Faculty Achievement Award in 2006, received the OSU Award for Excellence for Advisement in 2005, and the Emerald Literati Club Award for Excellence in 2003.  The International Association for Computer Information Systems recognized Jeretta in 1993 with the Director’s Award and as Computer Educator of the Year in 1989.

Jeretta has had an entrepreneurial spirit since childhood and engaged in ventures in real estate, sales of nutritional supplements, developing and selling personalized birthday cards, and a twelve-year entrepreneurial venture as owner of a hair-and-nail salon.

Dr. Nord has presented papers at international conferences in twenty countries and is the author of numerous articles and a textbook.  Jeretta enjoys traveling and learning more about the lives of entrepreneurs.