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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

Adjunct Instructor | 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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Andrew Barrett-Bettcher

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

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

Cathy Bergland

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

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

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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

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

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

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George Dierberger

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

Strategy and innovation, international marketing and business operations.

Steven Droll

Steven Droll

Associate Professor | std57766@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

I have been married for over 30+ years (to the same woman) and have 2 wonderful sons and a daughter-in-law. While I am not a military offspring, it feels like it at times given the number of places I lived: Argentina, Colombia, Connecticut, Georgia, Germany, Honduras, Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina and Texas. Additionally, I have traveled extensively through Central/South America, Europe and Israel. These travels and living experiences have shaped me into the person I am today, whic. . . read more.

Paul Floyd

Paul Floyd

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

Capstone/Business plan development, strategic planning and leadership ethics

Tedi Anne Hasapopoulos

Tedi Anne Hasapopoulos

Adjunct Instructor | 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

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

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."

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Ross Jahnke

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

Ross Jahnke teaches courses on leadership and theology. He holds an M.A. in Theological Studies from Bethel Seminary, a Th.M. from Duke University, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Bethel University. Ross also serves as the Dean of Academic and Business Operations for Bethel University's College of Adult and Professional Studies, Seminary, and Graduate School.

Sara Lundquist

Sara Lundquist

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

Managerial Accounting, Treasury Operations.

Scott Morrell

Scott Morrell

Adjunct Instructor | 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

Adjunct Instructor | 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

Adjunct Instructor | 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

Adjunct | 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

Teaching Partner and Leadership Coach | 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 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

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

Philosophy of technology, conflict management, organizational leadership, ethics

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John Rothchild

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

John is an adjunct business professor at Bethel University.

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Shawn Sauve

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

Managerial accounting, managerial finance, economics, organizational architecture

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Paul Siebrasse

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

Microeconomics, econometrics, statistics

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Robert (Bob) Timmons

Adjunct Faculty | 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

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

Adjunct Faculty, M.B.A. program.


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