Hobgood & Associates, LLC
425 N. Royal Avenue
Front Royal, Virginia 22630
Major General Henry M. “Mack” Hobgood is from Oxford, NC. He attended North Carolina State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in education and a USAF commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1965. He was a distinguished graduate of the Air War College in 1982 and earned a Master of Science degree in personnel management from Troy State University. He later earned a Master of Science degree in school administration from Shenandoah University.
General Hobgood served in a variety of command and staff positions throughout his military career. His assignments were primarily in the Human Resources and Education/Training components of the USAF. He served in the Air Education and Training Command, the Strategic Air Command, the Pacific Air Forces, the Air University and the Air Combat Command. General Hobgood last served as the Commander of 2nd Air Force in the Education and Training Command; he retired from active duty on 1 October 1996.
General Hobgood became the ninth President of Randolph-Macon Academy on July 1, 1997. He led the Academy during a time of quality enhancements of the institution, including curriculum, facilities and the faculty, staff and students. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Council for Private Education. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges. He served as president of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States and Chairman of the Board of Warren Memorial Hospital.
Upon retirement from Randolph-Macon Academy in 2013, General Hobgood formed Hobgood & Associates, LLC to provide professional educational services to private schools, Boards of Trustees, families and students. He is committed to advancing private schools and assisting families seeking high-quality, values-based schools for their children.
General Hobgood is married to the former Carolyn Ann Royster of Oxford, NC. They have a daughter, Cynthia, a communications VP. They live in Front Royal, Virginia.
“Mack knows every aspect of the private school business and is an exceptional leader and facilitator.”
Board Chairman, Private Boarding School
“General Hobgood is an outstanding person who knows how to make private schools effective and efficient. This is critical in today’s competitive environment.”
President, Parents’ Association
“The dramatic improvements to our institution during General Hobgood’s tenure will endure forever. He knows how to get the best from people and he knows the private school world.”
Alumni and Major Donor