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Andrew Barrett-Bettcher

Job Title

  • Adjunct Faculty
    MBA, Graduate School

Highlight

Operations experience in the service industry (airline, healthcare), within a wide variety of functions. Leading cross-functional teams to solve complex business challenges through data driven and process focused approaches. Quality, including ISO 9001, Lean and Six Sigma. Medical Ethics.

Started at Bethel

2016

Education

  • University of Minnesota, Institue of Technology - Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, 1993
  • University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business - Master of Business Administration, 2000

Biography

Northwest Airlines, 1990 to 2006

  • Positions held:  Sr. Engineer - Aircraft Structures; Sr. Financial/Capital Analyst; Manager - Airport Operations Analysis; Manger - North American Airport Staffing, Project Manager.

Optum, (a UnitedHealth Group subsidiary) - 2006 to Present

  • Positions held:  Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Sr. Project Manager, Director of Quality & Process (Care Solutions), Director of Implementation Infrastructure, Director of Centralized Services - Optum Operations.

Gillette Children's Hospital - Ethics Committee - 2006 to Present

  • Ethics consultations, case reviews, policy governance, education.

 

 

Courses Taught

BUSN 660 - Operations Management

Awards

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt trained, UnitedHealth Group

Sigma Gamma Tau - Aerospace Engineering Honor Society

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Gillette Children's Hospital - Ethics Committee (2006-Present)

Valley College - Board of Directors (2001-2011)

American Society for Quality

 

 

Hobbies and Interests

Faith and Family first.  History, Genealogy, German

Areas of expertise

Operations experience in the service industry (airline, healthcare), within a wide variety of functions. Leading cross-functional teams to solve complex business challenges through data driven and process focused approaches. Quality, including ISO 9001, Lean and Six Sigma. Medical Ethics.

Quote

"Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer." Romans 12:12 - Apostle Paul