St. Davids, PA, August 14, 2012:Â Philadelphia Business Journal has named Eastern University graduate Jocelyn Mayo '12 one of its Minority Business Leader Award recipients for 2012. Mayo is the founder of Pampering Plus, a home care assistance service for ill or disabled people. Pampering Plus isÂ Medicare Certified andÂ a licensed health care facility thatÂ offers a nurse aide education and training program. Since 2004, it has employed nearly 1,000 people. â€śWe employ a large population of minorities,â€ť Mayo said.
Jocelyn Mayo RN, BSN, MBA, graduated from Frankford Hospital School of Nursing in 1995 with a Diploma in Nursing and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Allegheny University (now owned by Drexel University) in 1997. She earned a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) in health administration from Eastern University in May, 2012. Mayo has worked in various capacities as a registered nurse and administrator.Â
In 2002, Mayo took an entrepreneurial leap of faith and started her own non-medical home care company, Pampering Plus, Inc. In 2008, Pampering Plus was recognized by Wharton Small Business Development Center with a Philadelphia 100 Award which named it as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Jocelyn Mayo is also the recipient of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Pennsylvania Chapter 2009 Madam C.J. Walker Award.
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