Irene Barkman is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with over thirty years of experience in public accounting. The blend of practical experience with her academic pursuits presents a unique learning opportunity for the students of Sterling College.
Thompson-Ferrari Endowed Business Chair; Professor of Business
Kwa is actively involved in helping small businesses get started in Sterling by sitting on the board of the E-Community program that grants low-interest loans to small businesses. He comes to Sterling with vast experience in real estate, international business, management and many other concentrations within the business field (details are provided below under Professional Experience).
Texas A&M University (TAMU), Doctor of Philosophy (1996) in Urban and Regional Science with emphasis on Real Estate Finance
Associate Professor of Business / McVay Chair of Business
Sterling College is a gift from God in the eyes of Dale. Dale and Dina Levering consider Sterling as their “mission duty station”; i.e., the place the LORD has settled them to enact the ministry He has placed on them. That ministry, in simple terms, is to preach and teach. The outworking of preaching is seen by the Leverings in the context of pastoring; e.g., pastoring a congregation, a student fellowship, and being a spiritual father or mother to Sterling College students. The outworking of teaching is seen in the context of academia; particularly, in a
Tim Thorpe brings 11 years of operations and management experience to the Sterling College Business Department. Prior to coming to Sterling College, Tim was responsible for information and data security at Viking Collection Service in Eden Prairie, MN.