DMin, Bakke Graduate University, WA
MA, Liberty University, VA
BS, United States Air Force Academy, CO
Professional Experience: Dr. Gray is a native of Hermosa Beach, CA. Upon graduating as a three-time All-American in springboard diving from the US Air Force Academy she received her active duty commission in 1994. Her military career includes a number of assignments overseeing base-wide food service, lodging, fitness, mortuary, and recreation. Lieutenant Colonel Rebecca A. Gray is a Secretary of Defense Fortune 500 Corporate Fellow for the 2011 academic year. She is assigned to Southern Company, Atlanta, Georgia where she focuses on changes in information and related technologies and how they influence American society and business in ways that affect the culture and operation of the Department of Defense over the near and mid-term. In her civilian capacity, Rebecca served the past 14 years as Executive Director and co-CEO of FCS Urban Ministries, an Atlanta-based non-profit community development organization, which targets dangerous and neglected neighborhoods throughout the inner city with an emphasis on housing, youth, and senior programs, educational and economic development. In 2007, Rebecca’s BGU research culminated in opening a 600+ student charter school in the urban core, offering the International Baccalaureate Program taught in a single-gender setting, with Mandarin Chinese as the second language. She is married to Christopher Gray (also a BGU grad) and both are proud parents of three daughters adopted from China.