Tommy Hilliker, MDiv


Tommy Hilliker holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University and a Master of Divinity degree from Gateway Seminary. Prior to becoming the second President of Rockbridge Seminary, he served as the Director of Advancement at Vanguard University and was an Executive Pastor for 15 years at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California. He has served in local church ministry for over 25 years.

Mark Simpson, PhD

Vice President for Academic Services
Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program

Dr. Simpson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Spring Arbor College, an Master of Arts in Secondary Education from DePauw University, a Master of Christian Education from Denver Seminary, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  Dr. Simpson previously served at Oakland City University, Indiana as Coordinator of Online Learning and Professor of Christian Education and Religious Studies. He also has served as Dean of Innovative Learning at another distance learning institution, and Associate Dean of Doctoral Studies and Digital Learning at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.