POSITION: Since 2011 President/CEO of the Austin Community College District, a public institution with twelve campuses in an 8-county service area.
PREVIOUS: Served as President of El Paso Community College in El Paso, Texas for ten years and as Vice President for Business Services at Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, Utah for seven years.
AFFILIATIONS: Serves on following national boards: Trellis Foundation, Mathways Steering Committee, ETS Community College Advisory Board, Jobs for the Future Policy Leadership Trust, League for Innovation, New Mathways Project UT Dana Center, STEM Higher Education Council Business Engagement and Innovation Center; state boards: Texas Association of Community Colleges (Past Chair & Executive Committee), Trellis Foundation, Texas Higher Education Leaders Consortium, Texas Success Council, Texas Success Center and Texas Workforce Investment Council; and local boards: American Youthworks, Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin Partners in Education Austin Area Research Organization, Capital Area Boy Scouts of America Explorers, Communities in Schools, E3 Alliance, Round Rock Chamber and United Way of Austin
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Master of Arts in Educational Management and Development from New Mexico State University. Doctorate through the Community College Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Austin.
OTHER: Certified Public Accountant in Texas and New Mexico.