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. Bruce Bowman

Office: LH 111
Phone: 903-233-3611

Dean of School of Business
Ph.D., Columbia University
M.S., U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology
B.S., Indiana University

Mrs. Emily Bellamy

Office: LH 105
Phone: 903-233-3622
Assistant Professor of Accounting
M.B.A., Texas State University
B.B.A., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

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

Dr. Jay Gary

Office: LH 109
Phone: 903-233-3612

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director of Business
Ph.D., Regent University
M.Ed., California State University
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

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

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

Dr. Dale Lunsford

Phone: 903-233-3100

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. Ronald Sones

Office: LH 106
Phone: (903) 233-3614
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. 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 Economics
Ph.D., Washington State University
M.A., Washington State University
B.S., Texas A&M University


Mr. Stan Baker

Phone: 903-233-3600
Adjunct, Business
M.A., Dallas Baptist University
B.A., Dallas Baptist University


Dr. John Feezell

Phone: 903-233-3623
Adjunct, Business
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
M.A., Claremont Graduate School
B.A., Point Loma College

Mr. Jonathan Foy



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

Dr. Jason Holt


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

Dr. Tim Watson

Phone: 903-233-3116
Major Gift Officer, Development Office
Adjunct, Business
Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Seminary
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Seminary
B.A., Louisiana College

Mr. Carlton Mitchell

Phone: 903-233-4451
Director, Student Support Services
Adjunct, Business
M.B.A., LeTourneau University
B.A., LeTourneau University

Mr. Dan Fiedler

Phone: 903-233-3560
Assistant Vice President for Facilities Services
Adjunct, Business
M.B.A., George Fox University
B.S., Oregon State University

Non-Residential (Distance and Online Learning) Business Faculty

Full Time

Dr. Fred Carlson



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

Dr. Bryan Schneider


Director, Health Care Management Programs
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

Dr. Doug Waldo



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

Dr. Lola Adepoju


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

Col. Douglas Anderson (RET)

Phone: 703-282-7669
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

Michael Bishop


Adjunct, Health Care Administration/Management
J.D., Michigan State University College of Law
B.A., University of Michigan

Mrs. Julie Clement


Adjunct, Health Care Administration/Management
M.S., Regis University
B.A., California State University

Dr. Tina Elacqua

Phone: 731-664-5461
Adjunct, Business Management/Administration
Ph.D., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University
B.A., Russell Sage College

Mr. Jason Karpf

Adjunct, Marketing
M.S., University of Denver
B.S., University of Phoenix
A.A., Los Angeles Pierce College

Dr. Velma Payne


Adjunct, 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