Dr. Robert Sanchez is the Vice President of Idaho Business for Education (IBE). In his role as Vice President, Dr. Sanchez works closely with local public-school administrators and business leaders throughout Idaho in advancing IBE’s School House strategy promoting early childhood literacy, student achievement, and college/career readiness.

Dr. Sanchez holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Northwest Nazarene University, an MBA in Management and Marketing from Northwest Nazarene University, and a M.A. in Strategic Studies from the Command and General Staff College of the U.S. Army at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Dr. Sanchez is a retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel with 24 years of active-duty service at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels of the U.S. military and Department of Defense.

A native of Idaho, Robert, and his wife Lori enjoy spending time outdoors with their children, hiking, camping, and exploring nature.