Robert Barriga, MBA ’84

Bob BarrigaBob has joined Upper Iowa University as director of the UIU-Mesa educational center.

UIU opened the Mesa facility as its 19th off-campus education center in the United States as part of the City of Mesa’s Higher Education Initiative. UIU-Mesa offers majors in elementary education; RN to BSN; business (accounting, business administration, human resources management, and management); criminal justice; human services; psychology; public administration (general, law enforcement or fire science emphasis areas); and social science.

Barriga brings over 12 years of higher education instruction, as well as administrative experience and a background in mechanical engineering and entrepreneurship.

He has worked in manufacturing management, as well as technical and engineering management for companies that include Proctor & Gamble, Pepsi Co., and . Bob began teaching online business courses for several universities in 2000. In 2010, he became a full-time faculty member at Collins College in Phoenix. A year later, he was hired as chair and lead faculty member in the general education department.

Bob and his wife, Christine, reside in Gilbert, Az. They have two grown daughters.

Robert Barriga, MBA ’84
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