As the daughter of Regent's founder and chancellor, Dr. M.G. "Pat" Robertson, Ann LeBlanc has dedicated much of her career to supporting the mission of CBN and Regent. Her first job as a teenager, was to help prepare the CBN University Library for opening in 1978. With more than 20 years of combined experience at CBN and Regent, LeBlanc has worked with event planning, CBN travel and served as CBN Vice President of Major Gifts and Planned Giving prior to taking on her current position at Regent.
In addition to her leadership role for the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations, LeBlanc serves as the Owner Liaison to Founders Inn. Together, she and her husband Gary have nearly a decade of experience in the hotel/restaurant industry, as owner/operators.
LeBlanc also serves on the board of Mercy Chefs, a faith-based disaster relief organization that provides meals for people during disaster situations and recovery efforts. LeBlanc studied speech communication and public relations at James Madison University. She and her husband have three children.
Leadership in Advancement:
- Provides leadership for services related to the advancement of Regent University.
- Responsible for supporting the chancellor and president in a successful university-wide fund development effort, including annual fund initiatives, corporate and foundation relations, planned and deferred giving and special events.
- Advises the chancellor, president and other senior staff on revenue generation and constituency development, working to implement the strategic plan for Regent University.
- Responsible for maintaining and enhancing the university's relationships with targeted constituents and for increasing the university's image and reputation with key publics.
- Provides guidance and training to her staff in biblical stewardship, comprehensive fund development programs, and institutional marketing and communications.
- Supervises the departments of advancement, alumni relations, advancement marketing and research, and advancement and university events.