Tony Lyons, DM

JOB TITLE: Dean, College of Business and Management and Doctoral Studies

Dr. Tony R. Lyons is Dean for Colorado Technical University’s College of Business and Management and Doctoral Studies. Dr. Lyons brings more than three decades of business and higher education experience, passion, and innovation to the CTU team.

In his current role as Dean, Dr. Lyons provides overall guidance and leadership for the College of Business and Doctoral Studies. His duties include developing strong curriculum, finding the right faculty to deliver that curriculum to the student body, and supporting CTU’s mission as a whole. Prior to taking on his current role, Dr. Lyons served at CTU as Program Chair, Information Technology & Computer Science. He continues to lead CTU classes on diverse subjects like mathematics, business, information technology, and more.

Before entering the higher education sphere, Dr. Lyons earned a wealth of experience in the world of business. Holding leadership roles at major corporations such as IBM and Chrysler, Dr. Lyons honed his skills in deploying technology solutions, developing business strategies, recruiting ideal team members, and more.

Later, Dr. Lyons held the role of President & Executive Consultant at P2e Solutions, LLC, where he helped numerous diverse clients establish information technology infrastructure, architecture, sourcing, and more. He started his higher education journey by teaching courses at University of Detroit Mercy while still remaining an active business and IT professional.

Dr. Lyons is a community activist – serving as President of his local neighborhood association. When not at CTU, he enjoys working on his golf game, mentoring his two young-adult children, and taking annual family vacations.