In academics, Dr. Branch has held the administrative positions of: Campus Director, Dean of Education, Chair of School of Business, and Dean of Technology. Dr. Branch has developed MBA programs at two regionally accredited universities, and has developed more than 25 graduate and 30 undergraduate level courses in business, leadership, cyberlaw, and information technology. Dr. Branch has the unique perspective gained from teaching educators, who are seeking their doctorate degrees in education, from school systems throughout the United States. Dr. Branch is an expert in Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Association of Collegiate Business Schools, Programs (ACBSP) accreditation procedures, and Dr. Branch is a pioneer in online postsecondary education. Dr. Branch is an award-winning speaker, lecturer, and author on the topics of Leadership, Business, and Information Technology, earned his PhD in Organization and Management with a specialization in Information Systems Management.
Dr. Branch has over 35 years experienced in Information Technology. Starting in the United States Air Force, repairing and maintaining cryptographic computers, Dr. Branch moved to chip design, sales and marketing, database development, and then moved into corporate owner.
Dr. Branch is the current “Commissioner of Maricopa County Parks and Recreation (District 4)” (now in 3rd term)