School of Business & Leadership
Alumni and Students
Inspired Influence at Work
Representing countries from around the globe, Regent's School of Business & Leadership (SBL) students and graduates are impacting lives at the local, national and international levels. They are business and nonprofit leaders, entrepreneurs, missionaries, pastors, teachers, government officials and other capable professionals dedicated to profoundly affecting lives. Each chose SBL because of their earnest desire to align with a university that would challenge their minds, support their callings and stretch their faith.
Jonathan Freeland, MBA '01
VP of Marketing for COX Virginia
"The MBA program challenged me to think beyond the mechanics of business. I was able to address work-life balance and focus on core personal leadership attributes such as building and maintaining trust, clearly defining intended outcomes, and communicating a positive and productive vision for the future despite accelerating change and uncertainty in the environment."
Scott Rigell, MBA '90
U.S. Representative, 2nd Congressional District of Virginia
"It will be the principles of servant leadership that I largely learned at Regent that I'll carry with me. These principles defined me as a corporate leader, and I believe they will define my political leadership." Read more.
Rachel S. Johnson, MOL '08
Director of Strategic Communication, Campus Crusade for Christ Military Ministry
"When I started the MOL program I was an active-duty officer serving in the military. When I deployed to Baghdad, I was incredibly impressed with the flexibility of the professors to cater to my unique situation."
Mark Ogden, MSF '07
Special Projects Director, Leadership Development International, China
"The Master of Arts in Strategic Foresight (MSF) program was perfect for me to continue serving in China while pursuing further education. The MSF degree gave me tools to consider how to help this country's transformation occur in a God-honoring way."
Nataliya Khomyak, MBA '04
Director of Operations, Orphan's Promise, The Christian Broadcasting Network
"Regent provided an amazing environment where I was able to connect with my calling to help 'the least of these,' and to acquire invaluable business knowledge and skills to be successful in the ministry world."
Rodrigo Zarate, MBA '03, DSL '07
Director, Doctor of Management Program
Professor of Leadership and Management, Universidad EAN, Bogota, Colombia
"I am teaching the way my professors taught me in both the MBA and DSL programs at Regent. The excellent education, the demanding work and the humility I witnessed in my professors provided me with an incredible model to follow in my teaching and my life."