Dr. George C. Gibson
Dr. George C. Gibson, Raytown High School, Class of 1963
Dr. George C. Gibson graduated from Raytown High in 1963. He received his Bachelor of Science in International Relations from the United States Air Force Academy, where he was a Distinguished Graduate and two-year starter as the offensive center on the football team. He received his Air Force commission as a Second Lieutenant, and earned his Masters and Ph.D. from Ohio State University.
George served 20 years in the Air Force in Strategic Planning, Intelligence, and Space Satellite Programs, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. This included six years at the Air Force Academy serving as an Associate Professor in Political Science and an assistant football coach.
He developed strategic plans for the U.S Air Force, at the Pentagon, in Washington D.C., and provided military strategy briefings to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the State Department, and the White House. He managed highly classified satellite programs and assisted in transforming technologies into operational space capabilities.
George continued supporting the Air Force and Dept. of Defense as a ManTech International Vice President from 1995-2007, managing, authoring, and contributing to over 40 proposals for space systems support, software development, Information Technology and computer support.
In 2007, George established GT Technologies, LLC. He currently serves as the company’s CEO, overseeing a 20 employee staff. He leads corporate client multi-million dollar proposals and mentors small businesses. George takes pride in supporting his wife, Jackie Hansen, also a 1963 Raytown graduate, in rearing their three children, Tami, John, and Ben and spending time with their grandchildren.