Ross Guieb

Ross Guieb is the Executive Director for the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex at the Texas A&M University System RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas. He is a husband, Aggie Dad, and a “Soldier for Life.”
As Executive Director, Ross provides oversight of a unique ecosystem of state-of-the-art facilities, researchers, staff and faculty, organized and
focused to accelerate priority Department of Defense technologies from the lab to the field. This includes developing strategic partnerships across DoD, academia, and the defense industrial base. BCDC represents a more than $200M combined investment from the Texas A&M University System, State of Texas, and Army Futures Command.
A decorated combat Veteran, Ross retired in 2020 as a Colonel with 29 years of service in the U.S. Army.
As an senior staff executive, Ross played an instrumental role in the development of Army Futures Command and the reorganization of the Army’s modernization enterprise, and brings to the Texas A&M University System tremendous insight on how to best support national security research priorities.
Ross holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of California, a Masters of Arts in Business and Organizational Security Management from Websters University, a Masters of Science in Adult Education from Kansas State University and a Masters of Science in National Security Policy and Resource Strategy from the Eisenhower School at the National War College. He is also a graduate of the FBI Academy, and received professional certification from the University of St Andrews (Scotland) Centre for the Study of Terrorism. Ross was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (x3), and Bronze Star (x3). Ross was also awarded the Key to the City of London and Her Majesty the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal.
Ross’ oldest son is a proud graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. Ross’s youngest sons are recent graduates of Texas A&M and are serving as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army. Ross sits on numerous non-profit and for profit Executive Boards in his spare time.