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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

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


Dave Aune

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Vicki Clark

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

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

George Dierberger

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

Strategy and innovation, international marketing and business operations.

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

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

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

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

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."

Sara Lundquist

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

Managerial Accounting, Treasury Operations.

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.

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

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

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

Small business financial consultant and project manager. I have been an entrepreneur for 30 years, helping small business owners understand their finances. I consult as well as lead projects from organizational change to process development. I enter into organizations that need to revamp process, reorganize to get the right talent in the right chairs, and automate software systems for efficiency; I utilize the team and talent that is already in place and bring them together to collaborate a. . . read more.

Jeanine Parolini

Instructor, Leadership Coach, Thesis Adviser | j-parolini@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Dr. Parolini has developed thousands of leaders in hundreds of organizations throughout the world. 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

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

Philosophy of technology, conflict management, organizational leadership, ethics

Shawn Sauve

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

Managerial accounting, managerial finance, economics, organizational architecture

Paul Siebrasse

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

Microeconomics, econometrics, statistics

Brian Wiersma

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

Adjunct Faculty, M.B.A. program.


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