Business Faculty

Nearly all of our faculty members have real-world experience and have earned doctorates in business—a valuable combination that ensures our students earn a well-balanced education. These professors continually receive excellent evaluations from students regarding their exceptional instruction, exhibit strong character, and lead in their local churches.


Residential (On Campus) Business Faculty

Full Time

Dr. Ron Sones

Office: LH 106
Phone: 903-233-3614

Dean, School of Business; Calvin Howe Professor of Business
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001
M.A., University of Richmond, 1990
M.B.A., Baylor University, 1984
B.S., Baylor University, 1980

Dr. Juan Castro

Office: LH 101
Phone: 903-233-3624

Professor of Finance and International Business
Ph.D., University of New Orleans
M.A., University of New Orleans
B.S., University of New Orleans


Mrs. Misti Harriss

Office: LH 114
Phone: 903-233-3625

Instructor of Marketing
M.B.A., University of North Texas
B.B.A., Baylor University

Dr. Karen Jacobs

Office: LH 113
Phone: 903-233-3638

Assistant Professor of Business
Ph.D., Northcentral University
M.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Master of Engineering Management Program Coordinator
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., Brown University

LeTourneau University President
Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
M.B.A., The University of Tulsa
B.S.B.A., The University of Tulsa

Dr. Mark Williams

Office: LH 104
Phone: 903-233-3627

Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Capella University
M.S., University of Missouri
B.S., Emporia State University

Dr. Bob Wharton

Office: LH 111
Phone: 903-233-3626

Professor of Business
Ph.D., Washington State University
M.A., Washington State University
B.S., Texas A&M University




Adjunct, Business
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
M.A., Claremont Graduate School
B.A., Point Loma College

Adjunct, Business
MTax, Baylor University
B.B.A., Baylor University

Mrs. Kristin Hildebrand


Adjunct, Business
M.P.A., Louisiana Tech University
B.S., Louisiana Tech University

Adjunct, Business
J.D., Baylor University School of Law
B.B.A., LeTourneau University

Dr. Tim Watson

Phone: 903-233-3116

Adjunct, Business
Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Seminary
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Seminary
B.A., Louisiana College

Director, Student Support Services
Adjunct, Business
M.B.A., LeTourneau University
B.A., LeTourneau University


Non-Residential (Distance and Online Learning) Business Faculty

Full Time

Director, Health Care Management Programs
Assistant Professor of Health Care Management
Ph.D., Central Michigan University
M.S.A., Central Michigan University
B.S., Wayland Baptist University

Dr. Warren Matthews

Phone: 903-233-1768

Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
B.A., Texas A&M University

Assistant Professor of Leadership & Management
D.B.A., Argosy University
M.B.A., University of Sarasota

Assistant Professor of Health Care Administration/Management
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
M.S., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
MBA, Robert Morris University
M.S., Robert Morris University
B.S., Oral Roberts University




Adjunct, Health Care Administration/Management
Ph.D., Texas A&M
M.S., Emory University
B.S., University of Lagos, Nigeria

Adjunct, Health Care Administration/Management
M.S.S., Air War College
M.B.A., Central Missouri State University
M.A., Central Michigan University
B.S., Park University

Adjunct, Accounting & Finance
Ph.D., Saint Louis University
M.B.A., Michigan State University
B.S.B.A., Drake University

Adjunct, Business Management/Administration
Ph.D., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University
B.A., Russell Sage College