Reginald Boyd is director of recruitment and admissions at Hood Theological Seminary. He began ministry work in August 1999, at Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. After transferring to the South Atlantic Episcopal District in 2008, he was ordained and appointed to Center Emmanuel A.M.E. Zion Church in January 2010. While serving as pastor of Center Emmanuel, he was elected conference secretary of the South Carolina conference and first-year conference studies teacher, and led the congregation into a new sanctuary in May 2012. Boyd was appointed to Union Grove A.M.E. Zion Church in Bear Creek, North Carolina in 2013, to Gees Grove A.M.E. Zion Church in Siler City, North Carolina in 2015, and to Oliver’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, in Staley, North Carolina in 2016. He received both his MDiv and his DMin from Hood Theological Seminary.