Colangelo College of Business Leadership and Faculty

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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Jerry Colangelo
Board Chairman
Aaron Klusman
Founder
Camelback Society 
Aaron Tanner
Managing Partner
Northwestern Mutual
Adam Goodman
CEO 
Goodman's Interior
Andrew "Andy" Unkefer
CEO
BlackLaunch, Inc. 

Arjella "Argie" Gomez
CEO
OpenHearts

Beau Lane
CEO
LaneTerralever
Brent Cannon
Executive VP
National Bank of Arizona
Carole Schillne
First VP Retail Services 
CBRE 
Darius Green
Founding Partner
Keyser Group
Darren Wilson
COO & Co-founder
Cobalt
Dean Barrett
Sr. VP Global Marketing (retired)
McDonalds
Doug Heaton
Area General Manager
Hilton Resorts
Emily Snell
President
InfoArmor
Gay Meyer
Sr. Leadership
USAA
Ian Muir
Senior VP
Charles Schwab
James Meyer
VP - Director of Field Operations
Federated Mutual Insurance Co.
Jared Stauffer
Founder, CTO
Radpay
Jennifer Schrader
President
Caliber
John Carbone
Principal, Portfolio Mgt
Vanguard
Jon Siegel
Founder, Managing Director
Resilience Ventures
Karl Gentles
Owner
Gentles Agency
Kathy Hu
Executive Director
JP Morgan Bank, Private
Katy Powers
General Manager
Wigwam
Ketan Patel
CEO & Founder
Naya Energy
Kevin Foley
President
Position Sports
Kevin Youngblood
Founder
Youngblood Works
 
Laura Lynn Smith
DVP / GM Global Biz Transformation
ADP
Lauren Bailey
Co-Founder
Upward Projects
Linda Little
President, AZ
iHeartMedia
Louie Moses
President
Moses
Marc Braden
Managing Director
NY Life
Matt Doretti
Global Financing
IBM
Melissa Holdaway
CEO
Arizona Charter Academy
Michael Martin
Director, Economic Development
APS
Natalie Dopp
SVP People
Integrate
Natalie Speers
CEO
Social Ally
Nicole Johnson
CRB Market Leader
WTW
Norman Butler
Sr. VP & Marketing Exec.
Bank of America / Merrill Lynch
Rick Dircks
President
Dirks Moving
Ron Pohl
COO
Best Western International
 
Sandra Watson
President & COO
AZ Commerce Authority
Scot Savale
Managing Partner
Planning Grounds
Scott Mcintosh
CEO
Mac6 Incubator
Sharon Hwang
COO
GPEC
Shawn Boskie
Partner, EVP Investor Relations
Pure Flix
Stephen Barnes
Wealth Management
Retired
Todd Graver
VP HR Operations
Freeport-McMoRan
Torrie Michaud
HR
AZ BlueCross BlueShield
Tyson Hintz
VP HR
Knight-Swift Transportation

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