Randy Grissom, President
Randy W. Grissom was named President of Santa Fe Community College by the Governing Board on Sept. 16, 2014. Joining SFCC in its inaugural year of 1983, Randy Grissom taught classes in the Business and Occupations Division. Soon thereafter, he wrote the successful proposal to create the New Mexico Small Business Development Center, which continues to be headquartered on the college campus today.
Grissom left SFCC in 1994 to work in management positions in private industry, but returned to the college in 2003 for a year-long appointment as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administrative Services. Following his time in that post, Grissom worked as a consultant to various colleges, then relocated to Hawaii, where was Vice President of Finance for the agricultural division of the Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc.
In 2008, Grissom once again returned to his roots at SFCC campus, this time to start green technology and workforce programs as Dean of Economic and Workforce Development/Director of the Sustainable Technologies Center. In that position, he spearheaded the creation of the college’s biofuels program, solar technology curriculum, green building, and algae production courses.
In 2013, Grissom was named Vice President for Academic Affairs. The college's Governing Board appointed him Interim President on January 28, 2014. He was named to the permanent post on September 16, 2014. His academic background includes bachelor and master’s degrees in Business from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
For more information, please contact Rosmarie Garcia, Executive Assistant to the President, 505-428-1201, firstname.lastname@example.org .
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