Leroy is a respected author, former US Army officer, and experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge in business and education. He has served in managerial positions in government, Fortune 500 companies, and higher education, including his last role as Associate Dean at The University of Alabama's College of Continuing Studies.
His faith journey has been equally transformative, beginning as a 17-year-old high school student and serving the church in numerous roles like deacon and parish council president and leading fellowships in workplaces.
Leroy is a valued member of the BGU community and has served as an adjunct faculty member, teaching operations management and community development courses. He holds a Doctor of Transformational Leadership from BGU, a Master of Business Administration from Regis University, a Master of Science in Legal Studies from California University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management and National Security Studies from the US Military Academy.
His dedication to lifelong learning is evident in his many professional certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology (CGEIT) (Retired) from ISACA, Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist (CCWS) (Retired) from the Corporate Health & Wellness Association, and Examiner from the Washington State Quality Award (Baldrige Award).
As the new President of the BGU Alumni Association, Leroy looks forward to building on Bill Tenny-Brittian's legacy of service and encouraging BGU alumni to engage in their regions to make a difference for God's kingdom.