Leroy Gilbert serves as Assistant Professor, Regent University School of Divinity. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Regent University School of Business and Leadership; completed course requirements for Doctor of Education, Nova Southeastern University; STM in Pastoral Ministry and Counseling, Yale University Divinity School; MA in Psychology with a concentration in Pastoral Care and Counseling, United States International University (Renamed Alliant International University); MDiv in Practical Theology, Howard University School of Religion; BA in Social Studies and Preparatory Theology, American Baptist College.
He served on active duty as a Navy Chaplain, and retired with the rank of Navy Captain (O-6). He served in all four sea services: Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine. He was selected for several key leadership, managerial, pastoral, teaching, supervisory, and administrative positions, including the Chaplain of the United States Coast Guard.
His pastoral experience includes: Senior Pastor, Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, Washington, DC; Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Manassas, VA; Co-Pastor the Black Church at Yale, New Haven, CT; Senior Chaplain, Coast Guard Academy Chapel, New London, CT; Senior Chaplain, Naval Postgraduate School Chapel, Monterey, CA. He is affiliated and ordained by both the American Baptist Churches, USA, and the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
He is married to the former Sharon Berry of Washington, DC. They are the parents of a daughter, Jessica, and a granddaughter, Saraiya.
Rev. Leroy Gilbert, Ph. D.