Mark A. Roberts, Ph.D., president of Reinhardt University, was named one of Georgia’s 500 most influential leaders for 2022 by Georgia Trend magazine. The list of leaders was published in a special annual magazine called Georgia 500. It identifies the state’s most influential leaders across 21 industry sectors focusing on economic development and local investment. Roberts was named in the Education sector.
“I am humbled to be recognized in Georgia Trend’s Most Influential Leaders 2022,” said Roberts, “and I am especially honored to be listed among so many influential leaders who make Georgia a great place to live, learn, work, and play.”
Some of Roberts’s key accomplishments at Reinhardt were mentioned in the publication. Among them were integrating student affairs and academic administration to create an improved first-year experience and higher retention rates and revamping the Master of Public Administration to center on developing law enforcement leaders in Georgia.
Roberts has received words of congratulations from community leaders across Cherokee County on this honor.
“Dr. Roberts continues to provide excellent leadership and vision for the students, faculty, and staff of Reinhardt University. I am so excited for the future of Reinhardt and to see Dr. Roberts continue to achieve great success. I want to personally say thank you and congratulations! Well deserved!” said Stacey Williams, agency director, Cherokee County Administrative Services, chair of the President’s Advisory and Ambassador Council at Reinhardt University, and Reinhardt University alumnus (’12, ‘14MBA).
“Congratulations to Dr. Mark Roberts on being named by Georgia Trend magazine as one of Georgia’s 500 Most Influential Leaders,” said Pam Carnes, president & CEO of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce. “It is obvious in talking with Dr. Roberts that his passion for education fuels his desire to impact the lives of the students, faculty, and staff of Reinhardt University. It is exciting to see that others recognize his accomplishments as well.”