Dr. Joseph Umidi serves as Executive Vice President for Student Life and former Interim Dean of the School of Divinity. Since the mid 1980s, he also has served as a professor of ministry and director of the Internship Program. For 15 years he served as overseer of New Life Ministries International, a church network, church planting, and missions organization based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He presently serves as president of Mission South America giving direction to a network of 120 churches in Colombia and other South American nations.
He is founder and president of Lifeforming Leadership Coaching, Inc., a Christian coach training ministry in 29 countries and 14 languages advanced by several Regent alumni. He has authored numerous articles and books dealing with church, organizational, and personal transformation and is working in community and international transformation strategies with several ministry organizations in the developing nations. He is married to Marie, founder & president of TMCJ, Inc. an international gospel arts ministry. They are the delighted grandparents of three grandchildren.