David (Dave) H. Garrison, former Republican candidate for U.S. Congress (R-TX), has over thirty-eight years of business experience primarily as a senior executive with Fortune 100 companies such as USAA Inc., Halliburton Corporation, Brown & Root Inc., Aetna Inc., GPU Inc., and Jim Walter Homes Inc. (Celotex) where he managed billions in spending and created thousands of jobs. As a result of Dave accomplishments in these national and international companies, he has become known as a national and international business leader. Dave Garrison recently received national attention for his near successful 2012 bid for U.S. Congress (TX-R).
Dave Garrison is the Dean Emeritus of the School of Business & Government®, at Ohio Christian University, which is one of the nation’s fastest growing faith-based universities with growth in the last six years from 400 to nearly 4000 students in 2014.
- Doctor of Jurisprudence: South Texas College of Law - Emphasis in International Law, 1997
- Bachelor of Arts: University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Pre-Law (Political Science & History double major) 1988
- Also attended: University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Houston, San Antonio College 1970-1980
- Attended Illinois schools until the age of 15 when he moved to San Antonio, Texas where he graduated from San Antonio’s East Central High School in 1969.
- Four grown children
- Seventeen grandchildren