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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

Bill Paxton

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

Organizational behavior, leadership, strengths development

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Dave Aune

| daa93228@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

Financial accounting, budgeting, construction project management, facility master planning; long-term strategic modeling with educational component for Governance groups; and staff coaching, team-building and career development

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Greg Bourland

| g-bourland@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

Business Management, Talent Management, Senior Level Human Resources Leadership, Quality (Lean/Six Sigma/Baldrige), Mergers and Acquisitions.

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Vicki Clark

| vic58924@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

A lifelong learner paying forward the encouragement I received from others.

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George Dierberger

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

Strategy and innovation, international marketing and business operations.

Paul Floyd

Paul Floyd

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

Capstone/Business plan development, strategic planning and leadership ethics

Tedi Anne Hasapopoulos

Tedi Anne Hasapopoulos

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

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

Jeff Jacob

Jeff Jacob

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

Teaching and research interests in applied econometrics, economic development and business analytics.

Ross Jahnke

Ross Jahnke

| ross-jahnke@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2011

Ross Jahnke teaches courses on leadership and higher education administration. He also serves as the Dean of Academic and Business Operations for Bethel University's College of Adult and Professional Studies, Seminary, and Graduate School. His research has examined empowering leadership behaviors and trust in higher education contexts. Ross has also presented at accreditation conferences on topics including assessment of student learning and strategic decision-making. With graduate degrees . . . read more.

Kevin L. Johnson

Kevin L. Johnson

| klj84696@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

Dr. K.L. Johnson is a Teaching Partner (Adjunct Associate Professor) at Bethel University. He teaches in the Undergraduate (CAS Business and Economics Department), as well as both the Adult Undergraduate, and Graduate MBA Programs of Bethel (CAPS/GS).

Sara Lundquist

Sara Lundquist

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

Managerial Accounting, Treasury Operations.

Scott Morrell

Scott Morrell

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

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

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Kirstin Nesbitt

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

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

Steve Ogren

Steve Ogren

| s-ogren@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2005

28 years as management consultant for global accounting and consulting firm in healthcare and public sector industries. Focus in management, finance, and business strategy.

DiAnna Olsen

DiAnna Olsen

| dio64579@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2015

Small business financial consultant and project manager. I have been an entrepreneur for over thirty years, helping small business owners: understand their finances for sound decision making, implement effective leadership behaviors and financial systems, act as a project manager, and teach the value in diversity. Teaching cultural diversity, and diversity as a whole in the workplace is of great interest to me. I try to help organizations understand how entrepreneurship and diversity can . . . read more.

Jeanine Parolini

Jeanine Parolini

| j-parolini@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Dr. Parolini has developed thousands of leaders in hundreds of organizations throughout the world. Her passion is to invest in principled people, leaders and learning organizations. Jeanine coaches leaders, teams and organizations to be continuous learners, self-aware, trustworthy, responsible, collaborative, empowering and innovative. She speaks and writes on a variety of topics involving effective leadership, teams and organizational life.

Matthew Putz

Matthew Putz

| m-putz@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Philosophy of technology, conflict management, organizational leadership, ethics

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John Rothchild

| jfr67788@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2018

John is an adjunct business professor at Bethel University.

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Shawn Sauve

| shawn-sauve@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2000

Managerial accounting, managerial finance, economics, organizational architecture

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Robert (Bob) Timmons

| ret97546@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2018

15 years of graduate and undergraduate teaching and course development, traditional and online/remote, bolstered by 25 years of professional working experience in accounting, finance, and senior management. Married to Joyce an elementary music teacher and a classically trained concert harpist. Born and raised in southern California, a naturalized Kansan, we live in Siloam Springs, Arkansas home of John Brown University.

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Brian Wiersma

| bdw75429@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

Adjunct Faculty, M.B.A. program.

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