Randy Gibb is the dean of the Colangelo College of Business at Grand Canyon University; he leads a college that offers academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Gibb is a former pilot and retired colonel, U.S. Air Force, having led two different flying squadrons, served as chair of the behavioral science and leadership department at the U.S. Air Force Academy and worked as a senior military professor at the Air Force Institute of Technology. He also was chair of the human and environmental systems department at Arizona State University. Dr. Gibb earned his BS from the USAF Academy, MSE from Arizona State University, MA from the Naval Command and Staff College and PhD from Arizona State University.
How did I get to GCU?
Relationships—that is how I was connected to Grand Canyon University. GCU Provost Hank Radda, PhD, began conversations about a possible ‘fit’ for me at the university.
What do I enjoy most in the Colangelo College of Business?
The people—faculty and staff and all the amazing students! The energy and positive atmosphere come from the people at GCU.
What advice do I have for business school students?
From day one, start branding yourself and creating your resume. Get involved and engaged in activities which then will lead to opportunities.