Greg Hyland, CPM
Director of Communications and Engagement
Greg is proud to be a member of the College Success Arizona team. Greg brings nearly 30 years of public sector and non-profit leadership experience to CSA.
Greg spent over a decade as the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the City of Yuma. After serving the citizens of Yuma with the City for nearly 23 years, he retired in December, 2011, and continued to serve the Yuma community at Crossroads Rescue Mission, a faith based, non-profit, homeless shelter and rehabilitation facility, working the areas of Development and Information Technology.
While with the City of Yuma, Greg revamped their communications programs, garnering several communication awards in the process. He oversaw the development of the City’s Government and Educational Access Channels, providing 24/7/365 programming in both English and Spanish, on a total of six channels on the Time Warner cable network. Greg also served as project leader on several other projects in the Yuma community, including developing the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area program, chairing the Heritage Area Taskforce, championing the Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground, promoting Yuma’s riverfront development, and developing marketing programs to promote Yuma’s climate and open space to national and international travelers with the Yuma Visitors Bureau.
In addition, Greg served as President of the American Academy of Certified Public Managers® (AACPM), an International organization dedicated to promoting excellence in public service through local, state, and federal agencies. During his tenure with AACPM, Greg was awarded the Kenneth K. Henning award for Excellence in Public Service. Hyland also served multiple terms as President and Board Member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Managers® (ASCPM), commuting up from Yuma for nearly 20 years, and served as a member of the Certified Public Manager® Educational Consortium, which is comprised of educational professionals from across the country and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Greg was active in his community as President of two different Kiwanis Clubs, a member of Yuma Sunrise Rotary, Yuma Lodge #17, F&AM, El Zaribah Shrine, and supporting his daughters’ Girl Scout troops.
Greg moved to Arizona in 1973 from Minnesota, and attended Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe. He has degrees from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara and Southern Illinois University, and received his Certified Public Manager credentials from Arizona State University.
Greg is married and has two daughters that attend Barrett, The Honors College, at Arizona State University.