Joyce Puryear is an Executive Assistant to Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI) directors of Programs, Strategic Alliances & Business Development and Business Operations. She has over 25 years of experience as an Executive Assistant. Prior to HDI, Ms. Puryear worked as an Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Marketing and the Chief Marketing Officer at University Hospitals. Ms. Puryear holds an associate’s degree in Marketing from Youngstown State University. She also volunteers with the University Hospitals Hospice Program.