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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

Jeanine Parolini

Jeanine Parolini

Program Director and Teaching Partner, 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 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.

Faculty

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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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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

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

Ross Jahnke

Ross Jahnke

Adjunct Instructor | 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

Teaching Partner | 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).

Ken Jones

Ken Jones

Adjunct Instructor | kej89748@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2019

Adjunct Professor of Operations Management at Bethel University Assistant Professor Emeritus of Management at Northeastern State University (Retired) in Tahlequah, OK with nearly 20 yrs of service to the Academy. Ken is a husband to Darla 30 yrs, father to Bart and Kendy, and grandfather to 7 beautiful grandchildren--Jordan, Noah, Cameryn, Kane, Morgan, Kannon, and Colton. In his 40+ years in industry, he has owned and operated nine businesses in two states, including one-privately held c. . . read more.

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.

DiAnna Olsen

DiAnna Olsen

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

President of Owl Bookkeeping and CFO Services and Small Business Consultant - Entrepreneur. I took over as President of Owl Bookkeeping and CFO Services, in 2019. We have a staff of over 30 employees and over 200 clients. Leadership, strategy development, collaboration, delegation, problem solving, and conflict resolution is a daily affair. Having spent 35 years in this industry, and graduating with a Masters degree from Bethel, has equipped me for this role. We operate as collaborative . . . read more.

Richard Olson

Richard Olson

MBA Adjunct Instructor | rwo62666@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

Adjunct Instructor of Business and Economics MBA Adjunct Instructor The majority of Ric Olson's working life continues to be dedicated to serving elders within the senior living arena. The focus on serving elders has resulted in work in numerous settings including but not limited to: health care, management, leadership development and training, accounting and finance, budget and planning, cash management, project development, strategic planning, operational assessments, Medicare, Medicai. . . read more.

Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton

Adjunct professor | b-paxton@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2007

Organizational behavior, leadership, management, strengths development

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.

Helen Trenz

Helen Trenz

Adjunct Instructor | yet58993@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2019

Dr. Helen Trenz is the Director of Research at the Center for Health Care Research at UnitedHealth Group. Previously, she was with Optum Life Sciences as a Senior Health Economics Researcher with the Health Economics and Outcomes Research team. Dr. Trenz earned her MA in International Development from American University and PhD in Applied Economics with a focus on Health Economics from the University of Minnesota. At Bethel she teaches undergraduate and graduate economics courses in the CA. . . read more.

Brian Wiersma

Brian Wiersma

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

Adjunct Faculty, M.B.A. program.

Tiffany Zitzewitz

Tiffany Zitzewitz

Adjunct Faculty | tmz73393@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2019

Tiffany H. Zitzewitz has over 20 years of senior executive-level experience with a variety of regional and national health care organizations. She has significant governance experience as a board member of several organizations. She has built several businesses and divisions from the ground up and has negotiated significant partnerships and joint ventures with all types of organizations. Tiffany is currently a principal with MedTrend, Inc., a firm that specializes in value-added, data dri. . . read more.

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