Dr. Cady has over 18 years of higher education experience. In the last eight years she has served in many Student Support Service positions with Eastern Florida State College. She was hired as the Director of Student Retention, then went on to serve as Interim Provost, Associate Provost, and Director of Recruitment. She is currently Executive Director of Career Planning and Development Center where she centralized all operations for the four campuses from one central location. All of her current job duties center on student retention, career planning and development, student success, graduation to work efforts, and supervising the grant writing department. She is also providing project management to a three year, three million dollar AARP Foundation grant awarded to the college that will assist women ages 50 - 64 to enter the workplace full-time and earn a sustainable income so that poverty later in life is not an option.