Richard G. Whitehead
Whitehead has an associates degree from Dixie State College of Utah, a bachelors degree from Brigham Young University and a DDS from Creighton University. He did an internship at the University of Maryland. Starting in 1997 he was head of institutional advancement at Dixie State College. He later served as a mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and then became a vice president for institutional advancement at Southern Virginia University.