Regina Schofield

former Assistant Attorney General of the United States

The Honorable Regina B. Schofield is Director of Corporate Engagement and Education Outreach for Battelle. Ms. Schofield’s portfolio includes furthering innovative efforts to create tomorrow’s workforce by leading STEM education outreach and directing all of Battelle’s regional philanthropy engagements.

Prior to her position with Battelle, Ms. Schofield was employed with Casey Family Programs and transformed Casey’s approach by integrating policies and data from state-level stakeholders with broader, national public policy objectives at the federal level. Before joining Casey, Ms. Schofield was nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Assistant Attorney General (AAG) for the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice. As AAG, she served as the nation’s AMBER Alert Coordinator and instituted Wireless Amber Alerts and Amber Alerts in Native American Communities. She oversaw a range of federal programs, including Project Safe Childhood, the Prisoner Reentry Initiative, and the White House Initiative on Helping America’s Youth, among many other programs.

Before her appointment as Assistant Attorney General, Ms. Schofield was Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and White House Liaison at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this dual capacity, she served as the Secretary’s senior advisor on all state, local, and tribal issues regarding HHS policies and programs, and she was the primary personnel link between HHS and the White House.

She received her MBA from Jackson State University, her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mississippi College and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Mississippi College School of Law. In FY 2019, Ms. Schofield was the recipient of the Battelle Corporate Business Partnership Award, a 2020 recipient of Order of the Golden Arrow Award from Miss. College and lastly, in 2014, she was honored to receive the Alumni College’s award from Mississippi College’s School of Business.

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