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Dr. William Guerriero
Vice President
Academic Affairs

VP Guerriero began his appointment at CGCC in January 2003. He was formerly the Vice President of Instruction at Monroe County Community College in Monroe, Michigan.

VP Guerriero's experience in higher education administration includes three years as Dean of the Business Division at Monroe County Community College, and a variety of senior executive positions during 16 years of service at Great Lakes Junior College (now part of Davenport University in Michigan). He has also taught a variety of courses at the post secondary level including Management, Business Communications, and Psychology.

VP Guerriero earned an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and an MS in Administration from Central Michigan University. His undergraduate work consists of a BA in Psychology from Aquinas College.

Dr Charles Nwankwo
Dr. Charles Nwankwo
Vice President
Information Technology/Media Services

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Dr. Charles Nwankwo serves as Vice President of Information Technology & Media Services. In his position as VPIT, he provides leadership to ensure the technological services of the college meet the present and future needs of all students, faculty and staff.

Dr. Nwankwo formerly served as the chief information resources and technology officer at SOWELA Technical Community College in the Louisiana Community College System. Prior to that position, he worked in the district information technology office of Houston Community College System in Houston, Texas. In addition to his leadership roles, Nwankwo has continued to teach as adjunct faculty in the classroom and online. His courses include biology, general biology, environmental science, earth science, oceanography and historical geology. A graduate of the Lakin Leadership Institute and The League for Innovation Executive Leadership Institute, Nwankwo earned his doctoral degree in education administration with emphasis on community college leadership from the University of Texas, a master's degree in environmental toxicology, and a bachelor's degree in environmental biology from the University of Houston.

Bradley Kendrex
Bradley Kendrex
Vice President
Administrative Services


Bradley Kendrex serves as the Vice President of Administration and Finance Chandler-Gilbert Community College. His areas of responsibility include Business Services, Planning and Research, Human Resources, Marketing and Communications, Facilities Maintenance and Operations, and Public Safety.

Brad is involved in the higher education sector as an accreditation peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission and through service on the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Community College Council, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Advisory Board, and the Community College and Marketing & Communications committees of the Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO). Brad also serves as a Trustee of the National Blood Foundation and as a member of the W.P. Carey School of Business Alumni Leadership Council.

Prior to his appointment as Vice President, Brad was the Associate Dean of Business and Financial Services at CGCC. Before joining the Maricopa Community Colleges in 2012, Brad held financial management positions in state and local government that spanned a range of disciplines including law enforcement, justice, transportation, and economic development.

Brad earned an M.P.A. in Public Administration from Arizona State University as well as a B.S. in Accountancy from the W.P. Carey School of Business and Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. Brad is currently engaged in doctoral research related to higher education finance at Oregon State University.

Dr. Kishia  Brock
Interim Vice President
Student Affairs

Dr. Kishia Brock serves as the Interim Vice-President of Student Affairs for Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC).   She has an extensive Student Affairs background and for over 20 years has acted as an advocate for student success serving in a variety of leadership roles throughout the Maricopa Community College District.

Prior to arriving at CGCC in January 2018, from October 2014-December 2017, Dr. Brock served as the Vice President of Strategy and Compliance for the Maricopa Community Colleges. In that role, Brock acted as the Chief Compliance Officer and provided leadership to District Financial Aid operations. Prior the that role, she served in multiple, progressively more responsible, student affairs leadership roles at Rio Salado College, completing her career 17-year career at the College as Vice President for Student Affairs and Institution Advancement (October 2010-October 2014).

Dr. Brock earned a Ph.D. in Leadership for Higher Education, from Capella University and a MA in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. Her undergraduate work consists of a BA in Spanish from Northern Arizona University.

Associate Vice President
Community Affairs and Resource Development

Bernadette  La Mazza
Associate Vice President
Finance and Business Services


Bernadette La Mazza serves as the Associate Dean of Business Operations at CGCC and the is the Williams Campus On-Site Administrator.  Prior to her appointment as Associate Dean, Bernadette was the CGCC Human Resources Director. 
Bernadette has held numerous leadership positions in both private and public sector business operations, finance and human resources, in a variety of industries – media, hospitality, technology, municipal and higher education. 
Bernadette has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from George Mason University, a Masters in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix, holds PHR and SHRM-CP certifications, and certifications in curriculum design/organizational development, mediation and conflict management.  

Bernadette is the daughter of a diplomat and human rights advocate and grew up in Latin America, Europe and Asia.  She is bilingual English/Spanish.  She enjoys collaborating with individuals and the diversity of perspectives and expertise to create opportunities for student success and positive impacts on our community. 

Chris Schnick
Chris Schnick
Arts and Sciences

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Chris Schnick serves as the Dean of Arts and Sciences. In his nearly two decades work as a composition instructor at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, he served as the service-learning faculty liaison who helped faculty effectively use service learning in their classes, co-chair of our learning community committee which worked to ensure faculty prepared to work and teach together successfully, and co-writer and facilitator of a national grant that developed global learning outcomes for our college to help infuse global learning in our curriculum. He has also worked as CGCC’s college’s faculty developer and as our co-curricular events coordinator– roles in which he helped faculty learn and incorporate best practices into their instruction.

Chris believes in the importance of sustaining meaningful relationships; the power of telling stories to help realize a vision; the need to obtain, use, share, reflect, and act on data; and the wisdom of creating learning outcomes together to shape direction. He is driven by working with CGCC employees to collectively empower students to learn, succeed and persist.  Chris holds a Master of Arts. 

Gabriela Rosu

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