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Wade Holmberg

Wade Holmberg

University Controller
W531 | w-holmberg@bethel.edu


Achiever. Belief. Deliberative. Competition. Relator.

Bible Life Verse: Colossians 1:24

What I do at Bethel: I oversee the Business Office team—including accounts payable, accounting, and student accounts. I also work on financial reporting and our annual audit.

What I am passionate about: When I am not at Bethel, I enjoy spending time with my family, our two dogs, cycling, and Patriots football.


Donna McCormick

Donna McCormick

Accounts Payable Clerk
W532-J | d-mccormick@bethel.edu


Developer. Belief. Restorative. Intellection. Empathy.

Bible Life Verse: 1 Peter 3: 8-9

What I do here at Bethel: I handle prepaid cards, credit cards, and accounts payables as well as the credit cards for the Bethel community.

What I'm passionate about: I am passionate about and inspired by my family.

What I enjoy doing when I'm not at Bethel: I like spending time with my family, playing games, watching movies, or just hanging out. I also like “alone” time to recharge.

Yacht name: Hot Flash

John Wiens

John Wiens

Donor & Staff Accountant
ANC W532-L | j-wiens@bethel.edu


Analytical. Harmony. Consistency. Restorative. Deliberative.

Bible Life Verse: James 4:8

What I do at Bethel: I process all donations to Bethel University.

What I am passionate about: My grandchildren.

What I enjoy doing when I'm not at Bethel: I enjoy watching my grandchildren play sports and traveling.

Yacht Name: NUMBERS

Josh Olson

Josh Olson

Accounting Services Manager
ANC W530 | business-office@bethel.edu


Deliberative. Relator. Responsibility. Learner. Achiever.

Bible Life Verse: Philippians 4:13

What I do at Bethel: I approve and oversee payment of invoices and payroll transactions, I oversee Bethel credit card issuance and processing, and I initiate wire transfers and generate W-2s and 1099s.

What I enjoy doing when I am not at Bethel: A lot of fishing and spending time outdoors.

I am also an assistant coach for Bethel track and field. I have coached the shot put, discus, and hammer throw since 2017.

Linda Bennett

Linda Bennett

Payroll & Purchasing Coordinator
W532H | lj-bennett@bethel.edu


Responsibility. Analytical. Relator. Discipline. Harmony.

Bible Life Verse: Proverb 3:6

What I do at Bethel: I process payrolls and participate in the purchase order process.

What I am passionate about: Wholehearted, spontaneous service to others inspires me to look beyond my little world. I am passionate about my family, as well as giving 100% to the task I have been assigned.

What are your gifts and how do you bring those to your job here at Bethel: I love working with numbers and, with my position here at Bethel,  I have the opportunity to do that a lot. I am persistent and will work until the job is completed.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not at Bethel University: Reading, playing the piano and yard work.

Yacht Name: PEKIN

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Student Accounts Manager
ANC W529 | business-office@bethel.edu


Achiever. Analytical. Harmony. Relator. Deliberative.

Favorite Bible Verse: "So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well." (Matt. 6:31-33)

What I do at Bethel: I serve students, faculty, and staff with various situations pertaining to student accounts.

What I am passionate about: People being treated as human beings created in the image of God. 

What I enjoy doing outside of Bethel: Family. Ministry opportunities. Finding authentic Mexican food, especially tacos.

Yacht Name: LookingForADonor

Randy Jarvis

Randy Jarvis

Accounts Payable Clerk
W532-I | accounts-payable@bethel.edu


Empathy. Futuristic. Resonsibility. Restorative. Consistency.

Bible Life Verse: Jeremiah 29:11

What I do at Bethel: I work with paying invoices linked to purchase orders, setting up Amazon Business accounts and assisting with paying requests for payments.

What I am passionate about:  Playing music is my #1 passion. I also love the peace salt-water aquariums and  they bring.

What I enjoy doing when I am not at Bethel:  I enjoy spending time with my family and I love playing music. I play bass for a cover band that I formed this year called “Absolute Chaos.”  I also play drums in another group in which we create original music.

Yacht Name: Endless Journey

Sarah Vander Schaaf

Sarah Vander Schaaf

Accounts Payable Specialist
ANC W532K | vanderschaaf@bethel.edu


Restorative. Empathy. Achiever. Discipline. Intellection.

Bible Life Verse: "He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." (Micah 6:8)

What I do at Bethel: Accounts payable specialist 

What I am passionate about: Learning to cook really good food, long chats with friends over coffee, reading thought-provoking books, walks with my husband along the Mississippi River with our dog, musical theater, traveling and hiking, and being a life-long learner.

What I enjoy doing outside of Bethel: I love camping and hiking. When my dad proposed to my mom, he promised that no matter what they would go somewhere new together every year. That promise colored my childhood; we camped, hiked, and explored all over the U.S. My husband and I made the same promise to each other, too. At least once a year, we pick a place we haven't seen, pitch a tent, and explore. My favorite thing to do is hike through the mountains in the morning when it is quiet and still.

Yacht Name: The Mr. Beaumont

Sharry Bahr

Sharry Bahr

Senior Student Accounts Representative
W532-D | business-office@bethel.edu


Responsibility. Empathy. Achiever. Developer. Discipline.

Bible Life Verse:  Proverbs 3: 5-6

What I do at Bethel:  I assist students and families with questions about billing, making payments, payment plans, international studies and trip deposits, certain types of Military benefits, and Title IV refund checks.

What I am passionate about:  I’m inspired working through and completing tasks at hand, and helping students and families reach their goals with regard to their student accounts.  I’m passionate about providing Royal Care to students and families.

What I enjoy doing when I'm not at Bethel:  I enjoy spending time with my husband, Frank, my adult children and their spouses, and my grandchildren.

Yacht Name:  Franknsharry