Senior Vice President, Special Projects
Mr. Pete Gibbons served for 25 years in the U.S. Army as a field artillery officer. His responsibilities included command of soldiers in a war environment, senior staff positions at the Department of Army level, and a three-year assignment teaching at the United States Military Academy. Since retirement and prior to joining American Public University System, Mr. Gibbons served as a Human Resources Executive for SITEL, a global customer relations management company. The position responsibilities included all aspects of human resources for 25,000 employees in 18 different countries.
He joined APUS in 2002 as a Vice President in charge of Student Services and Human Resources. During his nine-year tenure, he was responsible for developing the Partnership at A Distance business design and overseeing both operations and human resources activities. Currently, as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Mr. Gibbons manages both staff and faculty human resources and assists with the management of the Office of the President.
Mr. Gibbons earned a B.S. degree from Stetson University in Deland, Florida, an M.S. degree in Human Services from Florida State University in Tallahassee, and an M.S. degree in National Security Strategy and Policy from the National Defense University in Washington DC.