Dr. Luz Leyda Vega-Rosado is a Full Professor at the San Germán Campus of the Inter American University of Puerto Rico Inc. She obtained her doctorate degree in business administration with a specialty in international trade from the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras. Her doctoral research was on the national competitiveness of Puerto Rico. She teaches undergraduate courses in the Entrepreneurial and Management Sciences Department and graduate courses in the School of Graduate Studies and Research at the San Germán Campus. Is a researcher and author on family businesses. She is a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute.