Renz, Dr. Lisa

Adjunct Professor
Patterson School of Business
John Wesley School of Leadership

Dr. Lisa Renz is the Executive Director of BNI Southeastern Virginia. She earned a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Saint Leo University in Business Administration. She earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with a major in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Regent University’s School of Business and Leadership.

Lisa serves on Regent University’s Board of Advisors for the MBA program. She also served as a Program Advisory Board Committee member for South University. She is an Adjunct Professor at Regent University in the Doctor of Strategic Leadership and MBA programs. Additionally, she served as an adjunct professor at South University, Mid-Atlantic Christian University, and Los Angeles Pacific University teaching leadership and business courses.

She is a Beta Phi Fellow and served as a Sam M. Walton Free Enterprise Fellow.

She was honored by Inside Business as a Top 40 Under 40 in 2009. In 2010, she was honored with two awards: a Community Builder Award and Business Person of the Year by The Specialist Radio Hour. In 2012, she was elected to “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. In 2013, she was honored by Regent University as Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate. In 2018, she received the Compassion Award from Compassion Advocacy Network.

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