Dr. Bingham graduated from Clemson University in 1981 as a distinguished military graduate and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Army. During his time in the military, he had tours of duty at Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Korea and Germany and deployed to Israel during Desert Storm. While in the military, he also completed the requirements for a Master of Arts Degree in Public Administration from Webster University.
He also holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Tarleton State University and earned his Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) in Educational Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Bingham holds certification in administration and supervision and the superintendency.
As an educator for over 25 years, Dr. Bingham has been employed as an elementary teacher, elementary assistant principal, high school assistant principal, Director of Human Resources and Director of Military Affairs.
Dr. Bingham’s wife, Lieutenant General Gwen Bingham, currently serves as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management. They have two adult children.