Dr. Marty Harris began his appointment as President and CEO of LABI College on September 8th, 2014. Along with his cabinet, he oversees all areas of campus operations, enrollment, academics, accreditation, budgets, and curriculum programming and planning. A recognized expert on mental health, assessment, diversity, and faith based issues, Dr. Harris serves as a consultant to several Federal agencies including the: U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Justice & others. Dr. Harris is a clinical fellow of the American Psychological Association and has served as a scholarship/fellowship reviewer for nearly twenty years; allocating millions to students seeking careers in psychology, neuroscience, gerontology and medicine. Dr. Harris has served as a tenured professor at Vanguard University & Bethany University and has taught and/or served as an adjunct faculty at Azusa Pacific University, Washington State University, Northwest University, Pepperdine University and UCI College of Medicine. Administratively, Dr. Harris has served in the roles of Chief Academic Officer, Diversity Officer, and Vice President/Acting President. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Dr. Harris has carried out research, developed academic partnerships, lectured and facilitated faculty exchanges with universities in Mexico. A published researcher, Dr. Harris serves (2009-present) on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture. A licensed and ordained minister for over a fifteen years, Dr. Harris holds a Bachelor’s degree, from UC Irvine and a masters and doctorate in clinical psychology from Washington State University. After completing a clinical internship at UCLA, Dr. Harris carried out postdoctoral work at Cornell University.