Meet Our Team

Michael Anthony, PhD
Adjunct Faculty
Stephen Atherholt, MFA
Director of Musical Theatre Studies
James Ayers
Adjunct Faculty, Professor Emeritus
Jenee Bare, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Mike Barker, BFA
Adjunct Faculty
LaSondra Barnes
MAM Program Director
Michelle Barraclough, MM
Adjunct Faculty - Flute Instructor/Orchestra Mentor
Rod Baughman
Assistant Athletics Director for Fundraising & Mentorship
Thomas Beck, MDiv
Adjunct Faculty
Angela Becker, EdD
Adjunct Faculty
Peter Beers, MSS
Vice President of Traditional Undergraduate Education
Brent Behrenshausen, MM
Adjunct Faculty - Percussion Ensemble
Sherry Bell, MEd, MA
Program Coordinator and Student Support Services Manager - Washington, D.C.
Camille Bellino
Ally Center’s Department Assistant
Kirk Belmont
Adjunct Faculty
Ronald Belsterling, PhD
Professor, Youth & Young Adult Ministry Program Director
Philip Béna, MA
Associate Professor, Master of Arts and Divinity Christian Care Program Director
Anjanette Bender, JD
Associate Chair, Business Administration
Kendra Bigley, BMus
Adjunct Faculty
Robert Bigley, DMA
Professor, Director of Choral Studies and Chorale & Chamber Singers, Director of Arts and Culture Series
A. Michael Black, DD
Washington, D.C. Site Director
Rob Blanks, MDiv
LBC-PDN Liaison, Director of Pastoral Ministry Degree
Kimberly Blest, MA, LPC
Director of Counseling & Career Center
Melissa Boas, MEd
Assistant Professor; Director for Professional School Counseling & BS Psychology Programs
Shelby Bowers, MS
Adjunct Faculty
Kristen Brewer, BMus
Adjunct Faculty
Jeff Briggs, PhD
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Robin Bronkema, PhD
Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Programs
Aaron Brown, MDiv
Associate Chair of Church & Ministry Leadership, Director of Formational Leadership programs, Assistant Professor
T Cedric Brown, DMin
Adjunct Faculty
Joseph Brown
Manager of Advising & Retention
Anthony Bruno
Assistant Professor & Liaison for Adult Education
Ned Bustard
Adjunct Faculty
Day Butcher, EdD
Assistant Professor
Vickie Byler, EdD
Professor, Chair of Health & Physical Education
Andrea Calderon
Adjunct Faculty - Dance
Jeremy Campbell, DBA
Associate Professor
Daniel Carver, PhD
Assistant Professor of Bible & Theology
Krissi Castor, MA
Assistant Professor, English Composition Coordinator
Elisa Chodan, MM
Director of Women’s Chorus
John Churchville, JD
Professor, Criminal Justice ProgramDirector
Shanika Churchville, MSEd
Coordinator of Writing Center
William Coder
Gift Officer
Chelsea Cook
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Rodney Cooper, PhD
Adjunct Faculty
Wayne Cordeiro
MAFL Lead Mentor
Debra Johnson-Cortesi, PhD
Professor, Senior Instructional Designer
Dave Coryell, DMin
Adjunct Faculty
Sonya Cunningham
Administrative Assistant
D. Fredrica Brooks-Davis, PsyD
Adjunct Faculty
Mark Deckard, DMin
Adjunct Faculty
Lee DeRemer, PhD
Executive Vice President
Ling Dinse, DSW
Assistant Professor
Bob Dodson, EdD
Professor, Certification Officer, Field Placement Coordinator
Sean Dougherty, MEd/MS
Associate Provost for Student Success
Mark Draper, PhD
Director of Library Services, Adjunct Faculty
Mark Eckel, PhD
Adjunct Faculty
Cheryl Stewart Elliot
Adjunct Faculty - Strings (violin)
Mark Farnham, PhD
Professor, MABS in Christian Apologetics Program Director
Douglas Finkbeiner, PhD
Professor and MABS Director
Michael Freeman, DEd
Professor, Communication Program Director
Zach Freeman, MS
Director of Advancement Operations
and Adjunct Faculty in HPE
Ryan Geesaman, MS
Assistant Professor, Chair of the Communication & Media Arts Department
Tyler Gehman, LSW
Assistant Professor, BSW Program Director
Keli Gentzler, MS, MBA
Associate Chair, Business Administration
Bruce Gerlach, DMA
Part-time Faculty
Heidi Gifford
Gifts Processor
Ryan Gottier, MS
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Gordon Gregory, D.Th.
Professor of Bible & Theology, Faculty Athletic Representative
Kevin Gushiken, PhD
Professor, PhD in Leadership Program Director
Gene Habecker, PhD
Adjunct Faculty
Joy Hall, MABS
Adjunct Faculty
Doris Hall-Gulati, MM
Adjunct Faculty - Woodwinds (clarinet, bass clarinet & saxophone)
John Hamilton, MM
Applied Lesson Instructor – Strings (Viola)
Samuel Harbin, DMin
Professor, Chair of Bible & Theology Department
Ryan Hartwig, PhD
Adjunct Faculty
Judy Heckaman, BS
Assistant to the President
Heather Helsel, MEd
Adjunct Faculty
Shirley Herr
Adjunct Faculty
Shirley Faye Herr, RN, MSN
Adjunct Faculty
Julia Hershey, DEd
Associate Provost for Academics
Guy Higashi, DMiss
Adjunct Faculty, Formational Leadership Lead Mentor
Brian Hobbs, EdS
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Noelle Holmes
Global Admissions Counselor
Heath Hooper, PhD
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Albin Huss, PhD
Professor of Bible & Theology
Daniel Hyun, DMin
Adjunct Faculty
Victor Jacobs, PhD
Professor of Bible & Theology
Robin Jeffers, MEd
Instructional Designer & Adjunct Faculty
Tracey Johnston, BA
Adjunct Faculty
Lavonne Johnston, MS
Adjunct Faculty
Krish Kandiah
Adjunct Faculty
Scott Keating
Vice President of Advancement
Andrew Keenan, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Chris Keeney, BMus
Adjunct Faculty - Guitar
Abby Keiser, MS
Adjunct Faculty
Tara Kenkelen, BA
Adjunct Faculty - Strings (violin, LBC Orchestra Concertmaster)
Peter Kenote, DMA
Adjunct Faculty - Strings (viola, LBC Orchestra Coach)
Thomas Kiedis, PhD, DMin
President
Joe Kim, PhD
Professor of Bible & Theology
Kyle Kouterick, PhD
Professor, Coordinator of Science
Michael Kucks, PhD
Associate Professor
Ryan Kuehner, PhD
Professor, Chair, Counseling & Social Work Dept. and MA in Professional Counseling Program Director
Kenneth Laudermilch, DMA
Adjunct Professor of Trumpet
Kristi Leigh, BA
Adjunct Faculty
Chris Lenhart, MRE
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Kate Leonard
Recruitment Coordinator
Miles Skip Lewis
Professor Emeritus
David Lingham
Recruitment & Enrollment Manager, Adjunct Faculty
Jenell Magnant
Global Counselor
Caroline Majeski
Department Assistant
Yolanda Marks
Recruitment and Admissions Counselor, Adult Education
Brian Martin, MSc
Adjunct Faculty
Jeffrey Martin, MM
Assistant Professor, Director of Vocal Studies, Director of Chapel Guild
Stacey Martin, EdD
Education Department Chair
Abigail Martin, ABD
Adjunct Faculty - Vocal
Matt Mason, BS
Vice President of Finance
Ted Mavraganis
Career Development Advisor
Alyssa McAndrews
Admissions Counselor
Rhonda McClenton
Faculty & Student Support Service Manager
Matt McDonald
Assistant Director of Admissions
Kim Melton, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Mark Menga, PhD
Associate Professor
Mark Meyer, PhD
Professor, PhD in Biblical Studies Program Director
Kurt Miller, DSW
Professor, Masters of Social Work Program Director
Joseph Mina, BS
Adjunct Faculty
Jeff Mindler
Online Recruiter
Amy Mongiovi, MA
Writer, Editor, Media Coordinator, Adjunct Faculty
Matt Monticchio
Adjunct Faculty - Jazz/Contemporary Piano
Nicole Monville, BA
Adjunct Faculty - Dance
Cynthia Moore
Enrollment Support Assistant & Receptionist
Gloria Moore, MDiv
Adult Ed Adjunct Faculty & Student Council Academic Advisor
Olivia Murrin, MA
Adjunct Faculty
David Netz
Director of the Ally Center
Gene Newswanger
Adjunct Faculty
Timothy Nicholls, PhD
Professor of Bible & Theology
Kimberly Buchar Nolet, DMA
Adjunct Faculty - Woodwinds (bassoon)
Joshua Novalis
Instructional Designer & Assistant Professor
Anne Nye, BMus
Adjunct Faculty - Brass (French horn)
Brittany Ober
Adjunct Faculty
Sophia Ogunlana, EdD
Assistant Professor, Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Director- Washington, D.C. Location
Wesley Parks, MABS
Global Admissions Counselor - Washington, D.C.
Brian Pinzer, PhD
Associate Provost
Marteal Pitts, MDiv
Manager of Advising & Retention, Washington
Lena Poff
Senior Admissions Counselor
Steven Polonus, PhD
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Ryan Reed, PhD
Adjunct Faculty
Jonathan Reese, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Geoffrey Reiter, PhD
Associate Professor, Coordinator of Literature & English
Randall Renninger, BS
Adjunct Faculty
Robert Reyes, PhD, CFLE
Director of Doctor of Ministry Program
Rev. Zachary Ritvalsky, MA
Vice President of Institutional Alignment
William (Bill) Rodruan, BS
Adjunct Faculty
Larry Rohrer
Adjunct Faculty
Emmie Romberger
Admissions Counselor
Charles Ross, ThM
Adjunct Faculty
Michael Ross, MS
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Praveen Rudra, MA
Assistant Professor, Clinical Counseling Manager, Multicultural Liaison
Rachel Russell, MMus
Adjunct Faculty - Music Ed
Martin Sauer, MBA
Assistant Professor, Chair, Business Administration Department
Ed Scheuerman, DMiss
Professor, Director of Intercultural Studies
Travis Schmalhofer, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Thom Scott
Faculty, Communication
Nicky Sefiane, MA
Financial Aid Coordinator
Robin Sessoms, DMin
Enrollment Support Assistant & Receptionist
Jon Shacklett, MA
Assistant Professor
Timothy Shea, PhD
Part-time Faculty
Dwight Shelly
Senior Admissions Counselor
Ryan Shenk, MA
Assistant Professor, Director of Worship Arts Studies, Director of Contemporary Bands
Gwen Shenk, MEd
Part-time Faculty
Tony Shetter, PhD
Assistant Professor
Rachel Sidebothom, MEd
Assistant Professor, Director of Music Education Studies, Oboe Instructor, Director of Chamber Ensembles, Associate Chair of MWPA
Timothy Sidebothom, PhD
Professor, Director of Music: Elective Studies
Erin Smith
Adjunct Faculty
John Soden, PhD
Professor of Bible & Theology
Tanya Solomon, PhD
Philadelphia Site Director
Mark Sooy, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Daniel Spanjer, PhD
Professor, Chair of the Arts & Sciences Department
Justin Steele, PsyD
Adjunct Faculty - Counseling
Danika Steinmetz, BFA
Dance Instructor
Ron Stimeare, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Susan Stott, BS
Adjunct Faculty
Rebekah Strangarity, MA
Director/Professor of Ministry Leadership Degree and Women in Ministry Leadership Program
David Swan
Adjunct Faculty
Steven Taylor, PhD
Manager of Recruitment & Admissions
Peter W. Teague
President Emeritus
Paul Thorlakson, DMA
Professor, Director of Piano Studies, Director of LBC Orchestra, Chair of Music, Worship & Performing Arts Department
Lauren Turner, MS
Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert Designer & Manager
Mike Vitale
Adjunct Faculty - Strings (double bass)
Greg Wahl
Adjunct Faculty
Harold “Beau” Walker, PhD
Vice President of Global Education
Janet Washington
Global Student Success Coach
Christie Werkheiser
Accessibility and Learning Resources Coordinator
Del Wesley, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Jessica Whitmore, MA
Adjunct Faculty
Lisa Witmer
Assistant Professor & Field Director of Master of Social Work Program
Mary Yager, MSW
Assistant Professor
Jared Yoder
Director of Admissions
Esther Zimmerman, PhD
Interim Chair, Church & Ministry Leadership | Children & Family Ministry Program Director
Amanda Zuschmidt, MEd
Assistant Professor