C. Joy Severa

Position: Managing Director

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Joy Severa co-founded Direct Blaze Industries LLC in 2016 with her husband Justin Severa. As the managing director, she oversees the majority of business activities and is honored to be an entrepreneur in Lake County. Direct Blaze Industries is a unique collaboration that allows her to support small businesses with their marketing needs.

Ms. Severa is scheduled to graduate in 2017 with her Bachelors of Science degree in management and leadership with a minor in marketing through Franklin University. She has earned her Associates of Arts degree at Lakeland Community College, graduating with honors. Severa is also a proud graduate of the 2014 Leadership Lake County Collegiate Program. She considers herself a life-long learner with strong curiosities towards the behavioral sciences, specifically human communication. She is constantly engaged in programs and certifications that help to develop her expertise.