Gary Keck

Assistant Professor Management - School of Business & Information Technology

Contact Information

(918) 595-7479
Northeast Campus 2159

Full-time member of Management Faculty. Prior to TCC I was Dept. Chair of Marketing/Management at St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, OK and St. Gregory's College for Working Adults in Tulsa. Currently, I'm working on my PhD in Psychology, emphasis in Performance at Grand Canyon University. Before teaching I had 20+ years in corporate management with a Fortune 200 company. I love to play golf, snow ski, college football (OU, UCLA & TU), travelling, tattoos, and I am a wine & cigar aficionado!

Courses Taught

  • MGMT-1353 - Management Essentials
  • MGMT-2323 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT-2363 - Principles of Management
  • MGMT-2453 - Human Resources Management
  • BUSN-2363 - Supervisory Management
  • CSCI-2073 - Ethics in IT
  • PSYC-1113 - Introduction to Psychology


  • Bachelor of Science - Oklahoma City University
  • Masters of Business Administration - Oklahoma City University
  • PhD (candidate) in Psychology w/emphasis in Performance (ABD) - Grand Canyon University           

Research Interests

  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Organizational Behavior
  • Positive Organizational Scholarship
  • Psychological Capital
  • Grit
  • Temperament Theory
  • All of these constructs as they apply to leadership, human resources, organizations (i.e. business, education, and sports), as well as in individuals and teams            

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Temperament Certified Professional


2003 Outstanding Professor - St. Gregory's University


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