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Barbara Gast, DM

Adjunct Professor in Business


DM - University of Phoenix
MAOM - University of Phoenix
MS - Arizona State University
BA - Arizona State University

Barbara Gast, DM, is the Vice President for United Chase Group, an executive recruiting and leadership consultancy group. She is credited with over 35 years of expertise in human resource management, performance consulting and leadership development. She held the title of vice president in the private sector of association management and marketing boards. As an agency director in the public sector, she co-authored the state code of ethics governing licensing of healthcare professionals. Dr. Gast completed her studies including the Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, the Master of Science in Agribusiness Marketing and Management, and the Master of Arts in Organizational Management.  She is currently a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and American Society for Training and Development.  She served three years on the Arizona Cancer Society’s scientific research task force.

Dr. Gast enjoys hiking around Piestewa Peak Mountain in central Phoenix. She has one son who is an attorney in Tucson.

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