Gov. Bob McDonnell was the keynote speaker at Regent University’s Executive Leadership Series held at the Chesapeake Conference Center on May 1. More than 500 business and community leaders were present to hear the governor shares his thoughts on leadership. McDonnell is the 71st governor of Virginia. During his tenure as governor unemployment has dropped to 5.5%, 140,900 new jobs have been created and in FY 2012, Virginia enjoyed a budget surplus of $448.5 million.