School of Business Faculty

School of Business

Dr. Micheal King

Michael King, M.B.A., J.D.

Director of the School of Business and Graduate Business Programs, Associate Professor

  • Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri – Kansas City, M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Master of Science from Fort Hays State University, B.A. from Benedictine College
  • Served as President of the College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Principal in several start-up business ventures and a small investment banking firm
  • Worked in the United States Senate as professional staff on the Commerce Committee
Dr. David Bryant

Dr. David W. Bryant, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, School of Business

  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Regent University, M.B.A. from University of North Carolina Wilmington, and B.A. in Managerial Economics from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia
  • Taught economics and business at Sampson Community College and the University of Mount Olive in North Carolina
  • Owned and operated a small business (national franchised learning center). Additionally served as a partner in several family businesses as an investment manager.
  • Research interests include Catholic Social Teaching, Faith at work, Entrepreneurship, & Distributism
  • Teaches courses in management, corporate social responsibility, and ethics
David Geenens

Dave Geenens, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Assistant Director of the Byron G. Thompson Center for Integrity in Finance and Economics, Associate Professor

  • M.B.A. from Rockhurst University, a B.S. in Accounting from Baker University, and a CPA certificate from the state of Kansas
  • Former President/CFO of Fire Door Solutions, former CEO of Avascend Healthcare Hospitality, and former President/CEO of Impact Design
  • Founder and CEO of Inhance Leadership – bringing leadership to life
  • Author of four books:
  • Arise! Life-Changing Truths for the Tormented Leader
  • Leaderslip: Reversing the SLIDE of American Enterprise Leadership
  • Nothing is Free: The Price Only Business Leaders Can Pay to Protect Free Markets
  • Truth and the Transcendent Business: Heresy or Prophesy?
  • Teaches courses in accounting, leadership, management, and business strategy
Jan Hansen

Dr. Jan Hansen, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Management and International Business

  • Committed to increasing equity and respect for all
  • Ph.D. in Management and Strategy from the University of Nebraska, M.B.A. from Creighton University, and B.A. from Michigan State
  • Teaches students in graduate and undergraduate strategic management, quantitative methods for business, decision making, operations management, and international management – and, joyfully, BC Experience to help welcome freshmen to our community of scholarship
  • Motivation: We have a moral responsibility to leave the world better than we found it
  • Prior affiliation with Bellevue University, serving as Dean of the Hawkins College of Professional Studies while developing their non-traditional programs
  • Worked for Mutual of Omaha, Control Data Corporation, and the Heartland Region of the American Red Cross
  • Research interests include strategy innovation, organizational and individual learning and knowledge management, international and organizational cultures, and corporate entrepreneurship
Leeds Haroldson

Leeds Haroldson, M.S.L.

Assistant Professor, School of Business

  • M.S. in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Management Consulting from Norwich University.
  • B.A. in Philosophy and B.A. in Theology from Benedictine College.
  • Member of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society
  • Seventeen years of experience serving in leadership, managerial, teaching and mentoring capacities, including Director of the Catholic Newman Center at Missouri Western State University for ten years
  • Provided leadership and management consulting for non-profit organizations
  • Served in the 163 Infantry Regiment, Montana Army National Guard
  • Teaches courses in Organizational Behavior, Enterprise Management, Human Resources Management, Ethics, Compliance, & Social Responsibility, and Strategic Management
Brian Henry

Brian Henry, M.S.B., M.B.A.

Assistant Professor and Program Chair for Finance

  • M.S.B. in Finance from the University of Kansas, M.B.A. in Finance from Kansas State, and a B.A. from Benedictine College
  • Worked professionally in several areas of finance including small business loans, risk management, and capital budgeting
  • Teaches courses in finance, quantitative methods, and financial modeling
Clay Johnston

Clay Johnston, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor and Program Chair for Marketing

  • Executive M.B.A. from Benedictine College and B.S. from Missouri Western State University
  • 15 years of experience in the marketing industry, including television production and account management, public relations, marketing research, and as the marketing director for a small technology start-up
  • Entrepreneurship Program Chair at Wright Career College
  • Research featured in international best-selling author Will Bowen’s book Happy This Year
  • Research also featured in, and used as the basis for, a mobile application adopted by the Dale Carnegie Institute of Asia
  • Teaches courses in marketing, consumer behavior, market strategy, and business plan development
Tracey Hartley

Dr. Tracey Hartley, C.P.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Business

  • Biography coming soon!
Madeline Rogers

Madeline Rogers, M.B.A., J.D.

Assistant Professor, School of Business

  • Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law
  • M.B.A. with specialization in International Business from AUT University in Auckland, New Zealand
  • B.A. in Business Administration from Benedictine College
  • Teaching experience at Emporia State University
  • Worked for private law firms and nonprofit organizations
  • Clerked for judges at the Kansas Court of Appeals, Johnson County District Court, and the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review for the Social Security Administration
  • Teaches courses in business law and international business
Sean Maher

Sean Maher, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Business

  • Currently working on a Doctorate in Business Administration, Creighton University, M.B.A. from University of Kansas, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Served as a Business Development Director for Johnson Controls in the Public Private Partnership (P3) project development group. Led over $3 billion of project development including new hospitals, courthouses, corrections facilities, and municipal building infrastructure.
  • Various sales management and branch management positions at Johnson Controls
  • Presenter at over 20 infrastructure conferences in North America on Public Private Partnerships
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Kansas
Keevan Statz

Keevan Statz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business

  • Earned Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, M.S. from the University of Massachusetts, B.S.B.A. from the University of Nebraska
  • Worked at various sports organizations including the Green Bay Packers, Harvard Athletics, the LPGA Tour/IMG Golf and the Lincoln Stars
  • Served on the marketing faculty in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University prior to joining Benedictine College
  • Teaches courses in all aspects of marketing, including but not limited to consumer behavior, marketing strategy, digital marketing and sport marketing
  • Focuses research on the sport industry/sport marketing, with particular emphasis on cause-related sport marketing and corporate social responsibility in sport
  • Published research in academic journals including Sport Marketing Quarterly, the International Journal of Sport Marketing and Sponsorship, the Journal of Applied Sport Management and the Harvard Journal of Sport and Entertainment Law
  • Presented research at conferences including the American Marketing Association (AMA), the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and Sport Marketing Association (SMA)