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Cathy Bergland

Job Title

  • Faculty
    MBA, Graduate School

Started at Bethel



  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - Bachelor of Music - Music Therapy, 1986
  • University of St. Thomas - MBA, 1999

Areas of expertise

Teaching, leadership development, operations management, strengths-based leadership, coaching, and organizational evaluation.


Cathy served for nearly 30 years with Presbyterian Homes & Services in positions ranging from staff music therapist, nursing home administrator, director of care center operations, executive director of operations, and executive director of leadership development and organizational effectiveness. She currently serves as the Vice President of Leadership Development and Christian Culture for Presbyterian Homes.  She also serves as the chief learning officer for ImpactLives, Inc., a non-profit focused on transformation leadership, using a service learning model.  She is also certified as an examiner on the state and national level for the Performance Excellence (Baldrige) criteria.