Matthew D. Gonzalez, Ph.D

Chief Academic Officer
Advanced Leadership Institute

Matthew D. GonzalezMatthew D. Gonzalez, PhD, PMP,is an Assistant Faculty member who serves as the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) Coordinator within the University of Incarnate Word’s (UIW) Extended Academic Program. Dr. Gonzalez oversees seven concentrations within the BSBA program on ground and online. He specializes, teaches, and conducts research in information technology, leadership, project management, and entrepreneurialism.
While working at UIW as an adjunct professor in the evenings, Dr. Gonzalez worked as an IT Developer, Systems Analyst, IT Architect, and IT Project Manager for USAA, a global financial services provider. His lessons learned and successes at USAA in managing $10+ million dollar projects and programs provided him with the necessary experience to pursue multiple entrepreneurial endeavors to include GSI Event Production (2001), and Events Education (2004) where he founded and eventually solid each of the profitable organizations to pursue his Ph.D.
Dr. Gonzalez’s latest endeavor outside of his teaching profession was launched in 2010 as M.D. Gonzalez, LLCfocusing on:

  • Leadership Building for new and mid-level managers
  • Curriculum Development/Review for organizations and government entities in excess of 100 employees

Dr. Gonzalez earned his BBA in Information Systems from the University of Texas at San Antonio (’95), MBA from St. Mary’s University (’99), Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University (’08), and MIS from Keller Graduate School (’10). Dr. Gonzalez stays active in his community where he serves his Church as an ACTS team member.