Board of Governors

B.H. Carroll Theological Institute is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Governors from diverse educational, corporate, non-profit and church backgrounds. One-third of the board is comprised of patrons and donors; one-third is comprised of leaders in education and the corporate world; and one-third of the board are from churches and cooperative groups which share our biblical values.


Leon LeachDr. Leon Leach

Executive Vice President (Ret.), MD
Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX


Mr. Greg Cathey
Vice Chair

Senior Vice President, Sam’s Club Mexico
Bentonville, AR


Ken HugghinsDr. Ken Hugghins

Pastor (Ret.), Elkins Lake Baptist Church
Huntsville, TX


Chisum_DavidMr. David Chisum

SVP & CFO, Presco Polymers, L.P.
Frisco, TX

CorleyDr. Bruce Corley

B. H. Carroll Theological Institute
Irving, TX

DildayDr. Russell Dilday
Chancellor Emeritus

B. H. Carroll Theological Institute
Irving, TX

HatfieldDr. Stephen Hatfield
Founding Governor

Pastor (Ret.), First Baptist Church Lewisville
Lewisville, TX

Rhonda JohnsonDr. Rhonda Johnson

Owner, The Center for Counseling & Family Relationships
Fort Worth, TX

Edwin JonesMr. Edwin Jones

Principal, Ivey Capital Management
Fairview, TX

Jason JonesMr. Jason Jones

Chief Technology Officer, SimpleLTC System, Inc.
Plano, TX

KnightonMr. Neal Knighton

Gift Officer, Buckner International

Ruth OllisonDr. Ruth Allen Ollison

Pastor, Beulah Land Church
Houston, TX

David RitsemaDr. David Ritsema

Pastor, First Baptist Church Waxahachie
Waxahachie, TX

Dr. David Strawn

President, Ministry of Education
College Station, TX

WhitfieldMr. Jeff Whitfield

Partner, Kelly Hart & Hallman Attorneys at Law
Fort Worth, TX

Ex-officio Member

Gene WilkesDr. Gene Wilkes

B. H. Carroll Theological Institute
Irving, TX

Carroll Theological Institute is not only a superb theological education (and it is that)—but it is also an immersion into Christian ministry. Jesus said, “As you go, become disciple-makers” (Matt. 28: 19-20). Carroll is about developing the best “disciple-makers” possible.