Gary Dent brings to GA&A an expertise in human resources after a lengthy career in HR leadership positions with higher education organizations, major city and Fortune 500 corporations. One of his last positions was as the human resources vice chancellor with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), where he was chief HR officer for this system of 14 universities. Gary coordinated the PASSHE chancellor search and many of the presidential searches of member universities. His expertise in HR and passion for talent management has been tapped by boards, including the Detroit Institute of the Arts, Boy Scouts of America, Junior Achievement, United Way, American Society of Employers, Association of International Personnel Management Association, International Association of Suggestion Plans and National Black MBA Association.
Gary has a B.S. in special education from Norfolk State University and an M.A. in management and supervision from Central Michigan University. He is also a private pilot.