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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Program Directors & Lead Faculty

Bill Paxton

Program Director and Associate Professor | b-paxton@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Areas of expertise

Organizational behavior, leadership, strengths development, the future of higher education


Andrew Barrett-Bettcher

Adjunct Faculty | a-barrett-bettcher@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

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.

Cathy Bergland

Faculty | cab77482@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2012

Areas of expertise

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

Jon Bonkoski

Adjunct Faculty | jnb79745@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

Areas of expertise

Strategy and change management, operations, leadership development, project management, transformational leadership.

James Chamberlain

Adjunct Instructor | jrc82432@bethel.edu

Areas of expertise

Global legal and ethics compliance, distribution issues, risk management, dispute resolution, products liability, acquisitions and compliance training.

George Dierberger

Adjunct Instructor | gfd84368@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2010

Areas of expertise

Strategy and innovation, international marketing and business operations.

Anthony Dorn

Adjunct Instructor | agd26756@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2011

Areas of expertise

Data and decision making, managerial finance, and managerial economics.

Paul Floyd

Adjunct Professor | paul-floyd@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2005

Areas of expertise

Business plan development, strategic planning and legal, regulatory and compliance.

Tedi Anne Hasapopoulos

Adjunct Instructor | tedi-hasapopoulos@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

Areas of expertise

New product development and strategic planning, applied ethics, data and decision making, business plan development, marketing, customer insights and research.

John Hite

Adjunct Instructor | joh93566@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2013

Areas of expertise

Strategic technology management, system architecture, technology innovation, enterprise performance management, and business intelligence.

Jeff Jacob

Adjunct Instructor | j-jacob@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Areas of expertise

Economic development and trade, applied econometrics, social networks, and economics of religion. Current working papers include “Institutions, Trade and Geography: A Panel Data Study” and “Religious Values and Beliefs and Economic Development in the Nation State.”

Gary Johnsen

Adjunct Instructor | gjohnsen@bethel.edu

Areas of expertise

Human resource management, human resources transformation, leadership.

Sara Lundquist

Adjunct Instructor | s-lundquist@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

Areas of expertise

Managerial Accounting, Treasury Operations.

Sherri McDaniel

Faculty | sbm55323@bethel.edu

Areas of expertise

Leadership and strategy development, organizational behavior, marketing and product management, global operations, and business plan development.

Scott Morrell

Adjunct Instructor | stm93723@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

Areas of expertise

Conflict Competency Development, Organization development, executive development, team development, employee engagement, and talent management.

Kirstin Nesbitt

Adjunct Instructor | kln37247@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2013

Areas of expertise

Technology management, software development, program/project management, technology innovation (e.g., big data, cloud computing, mobile technology), global business initiatives, process improvement.

Jeanine Parolini

Instructor, Leadership Coach and Thesis Advisor | j-parolin@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Areas of expertise

Leadership theory & development, transformational & servant leadership, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, coaching & mentoring, ethics, self-leadership & assessment, leadership communication, strengths-based leadership, organizational development, change & change leadership, organiza. . . read more.

John Rudberg

Adjunct Associate Professor | john-rudberg@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Areas of expertise

Managerial economics, managerial accounting.

Paul Siebrasse

Adjunct Faculty | p-siebrasse@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2015

Teaching Specialty

Microeconomics, econometrics, statistics

Joellyn Veninga

Adjunct Instructor | j-veninga@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2012

Areas of expertise

Organization design, organization development, mergers and acquisitions, change management, succession planning, Compensation and Benefits, leadership development

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