Colangelo College of Business leadership and faculty are comprised of experts who make a true and positive impact in the lives of our students. As you earn your business degree at Grand Canyon University (GCU), you benefit from working with seasoned educators who care about your individual success and lead you each step of the way. Get to know our faculty members, comprised of passionate educators and industry experts. 

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Advisory Board

Jerry Colangelo 
Board Chairman

 
Aaron Klusman
Manager
A.K. Holdings

 
Brent Cannon
Executive VP
National Bank of Arizona
Bruce Peterson
Managing Principal
Wells Fargo Advisors Finet
Doug Heaton
Area General Manager
Doubletree Resort by Hilton
Paradise Valley-Scottsdale,
Hilton Scottsdale Resorts and Villas
Fran Maxwell
Director, HR Consulting
Willis Towers Watson
Jennifer Schrader
President & COO
Caliber - The Wealth Development Company
Jim Meyer
VP - Director of Field Operations
Federated Insurance Co.
Lauren Bailey
Co-Founder & CEO
Upward Projects

 
Lauren Lynn Smith
Division VP/GM
One ADP Tempe

 
Matt Doretti
Business Unit Executive
IBM Corporation
Melissa Holdaway
CEO
Arizona Charter Academy
Sandra Watson
President & CEO
AZ Commerce Authority

 
Scot Savale
Managing Partner
Planning Grounds

 
Adam Goodman
CEO
Goodmans Interior Structures

 
Arjella "Argie" Gomez
President & CEO
Open Hearts

 
Carol Schillne
First VP
CBRE
Courtney Klein
Co-Founder & CEO
Seed Spot
Francine Jacoby
Senior Manager
Vanguard



 
Gay Meyer
AVP HR - Operations
USAA



 
Jonathan Keyser
Founder
Keyser Group

 
Karl Gentles
Manager Partner
Good Wright Gentles

 
Linda Little
President, Phoenix Market
iHeartMedia

 
Louie Moses
President
Moses

 
Michael Martin
Director Economic Development
APS
Norman Butler
Senior VP
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Scott McIntosh
Manager/Chairman
Mac6 + Conscious Capitalism AZ
Todd Graver
VP HR - Operations
FreePort McMoRan
Beau Lane
CEO
Lane Terralever

 
Ben Miller
Managing Partner
Northwestern Mutual

 
Darren Wilson
President
BlueMedia
Dean Barret
Retired Senior VP
McDonald's Corporation
Ian Muir
Senior Manager
Charles Schwab



 
Janelle Hoffman
SCC/HRU program Director
Scottsdale Community College



 
Ketan Patel
CEO
Naya Energy

 
Kevin Foley
President
Position Sports, Inc.

 
Marc S. Braden
Manager Partener
New York Life
Martin Greenwood
VP Managing Director & General Manager
Wigwam Resort
Rick Dircks
Executive VP
Dircks Moving & Logistics
Ron Pohl
COO
Best Western International
Tyson Hintz
VP Employee Development & Recruiting
Knight Transportation
W. Andrew Unkefer
President
Unkefer & Associates

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