Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Originally from Oklahoma, Regina Dowling-Jones graduated from Oklahoma City University with a degree in music. After graduation, she continued her work as an actress with leading roles in musicals and many television appearances. Her years working in the entertainment industry provided the foundation for her solid collaboration and program building skills, allowing her to create, write and produce multiple television projects and a popular lifestyle website.
A strong leader and strategic thinker with excellent communication and people skills, Dowling-Jones combines her creative talents, insights and ideas to bring together the right people to develop successful endeavors that serve as the perfect foundation for her current role in the world of design.
She began her career at ArtCenter College of Design in 2008 and is currently the vice president of strategic partnerships which oversees all corporate engagement for the College. Her extensive history and knowledge of working with industry began during her time in corporate relations and continued when she joined, and ultimately lead the educational partnerships team which oversees industry sponsored programs at the College. ArtCenter’s sponsored projects are globally known and highly respected for connecting design leaders with the next generation of designers collaborating together in real-world design challenges to shape the future.