Dr. Bohannon is a current and active member of the Ellijay, Georgia church of Christ. He has served as a deacon and as an elder at previous congregations of the Lord. He earned a doctoral degree in adult education and human resource organization development from the University of Georgia. He currently focuses on developing leadership in the church. Richard is an assistant professor of organizational leadership at Mercer University in the department of leadership studies.
In the summer of 2009, Dr. Bohannon was invited to Great Lakes University at Kisumu, Kenya, as a conference keynote speaker and taught a graduate level course, as a visiting professor, on leadership and management at the university. He previously worked in the telecommunications industry for over 30 years and served in the U.S. Navy for six years during the Viet Nam conflict.
He and his wife Sandra reside in two locations: Powder Springs, Georgia, and Ellijay, Georgia. He has two children, Sonua and Rick. Rick is married to Anna and they have one child, Sylva. Richard’s hobbies include Biblical studies, oil painting and ink sketching, woodworking, and genealogy.
Dr. Bohannon can be contacted at Richard@RichardBohannon.com.