John Mulford

About me

John Mulford serves as director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and professor in the School of Business & Leadership. He teaches international entrepreneurship and  conducts research on social investing and best practices for growing kingdom  businesses in developing countries. 

Dr. Mulford  came to Regent University in 1982 as a founding faculty member in the School of  Business. He served as dean of that  school from 1990 to 2004. From 1994 to 1997 and 2000 to 2001, he served as Regent’s executive vice president of finance and  operations, overseeing all the business functions of the university. From 1994 to 2002, he also served as chief  investment officer, managing the university’s endowment.

Before  coming to Regent, Dr. Mulford conducted policy research at the Rand Corporation and  served as vice president and senior economist at First Interstate Bank of California. His housing research at Rand, published in  monographs and articles, influenced the design of federal housing programs in  the 1970s and 1980s. At First  Interstate Bank, he advised the senior management on credit models and consumer  deposit instruments.

Dr. Mulford received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and holds a B.S. in Engineering from Brown University.