Daryl R. Eldridge, PhD

President and Cofounder

Dr. Eldridge holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Drury University, a Master of Arts in religious education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Southwestern. Prior to the start of Rockbridge Seminary, he served seven years as Dean of the School of Educational Ministries at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Mark Simpson, PhD

Chief Academic Officer
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.