Welcome to the first day of the 2013 Virtual Moral Leadership Conference! We are excited about this year's theme, "Profiles in Moral Leadership." In today's world, the corruptions and scandals seem endless, and yet they need not be. So, please join us in this conference this week as we seek to uncover the moral basis for leadership by looking at specific examples. Today, we invite you to listen to Dr. Doris Gomez as she presents a foundation for us to begin the journey with her presentation entitled, "How Then Shall We Lead: The Quest for Moral Leadership."
Originally from Austria, Dr. Gomez earned her MBA at the University of Economics & Business Administration in Vienna. After several years in the global business world and years of experience in global trade, retail, manufacturing and consulting, she completed her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership at Regent University's School of Business & Leadership. Upon completion of her Ph.D., she moved into the role of director for the M.A. in Organizational Leadership program. She teaches in the school's master's and doctoral programs, serves on several dissertation committees and is s also co-editor for Inner Resources for Leaders. Her research interests include leadership development in the online environment, online education and student retention, cross-cultural leadership issues, leadership formation, character formation in leaders and the inner life of leaders. Her studies and work at Regent University brought her all the way from Austria to the United States. She now resides with her family in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. On Monday, July 1 2013, she stepped into her newest role as the interim dean of the School of Business & Leadership.
Moderator: Dr. Doris Gomez
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