Ryan Anderson, assistant professor of business administration, department chair
Welcome! I teach classes like Internship, International Trade, Business Capstone, Investments and Organizational Behavior. My professional experience has included financial analysis and project management positions with organizations in the financial services and insurance industry, experience which I incorporate into the classroom environment. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, camping, grilling, fishing, and reading.
Dr. Kip Bottenfield, assistant professor of business administration
As a teacher, my purpose is to empower and equip students to become productive members of the business community. I relate current social and business practices with textbook concepts by engaging students in lively discussion and writing assignments formulated to stimulate the critical thiking skills needed to succeed. I teach a variety of classes in the areas of marketing, economics, management, ethics and entrepreneurship.
Dr. Scott Bull, assistant professor of business administration
I joined Grand View after 20 years working in professional sports, spending the last 16 with the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, in Tempe, Ariz. I earned my doctorate in sport management and leadership while continuing my full-time career so that I would have the opportunity to work with students interested in a career in sports. I teach graduate and undergraduate Sport Management courses and enjoy sharing my professional experiences with students in the classroom to help them understand applications of course content. I enjoy playing and watching sports and spending time with my family.
Ronda Hollensbe, professor of accounting
Welcome! I teach courses such as Income Tax, Advanced Managerial Accounting, and Advanced Accounting. I have worked in several CPA firms and I incorporate this experience into my teaching. My husband is a pilot and we enjoy flying our Cessna 182 to different vacation spots. I enjoy teaching at Grand View!
Dr. Shannon Juergens, professor of business administration
Hello and welcome to Grand View! I joined the business administration department in Fall 2012 and teach various courses in management, human resources, marketing, and internship. I enjoy working with students to help them apply what they learn to real world situations. My research focus is on experiential learning and how active learning helps students transfer learning from the classroom to jobs. My background includes three and a half years working in the MBA program at the University of Iowa and ten years experience in the financial services industry, most recently as a commercial lender at Wells Fargo. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband, Marc, and our two girls, Audrey and Alyse.
James Miller, professor of business administration
I have been a professor at Grand View for 23 years. I teach Corporate Finance, International Finance, Strategic Marketing, and Micro Economics, just to name a few. I worked on a housing repair project in Appalachia which I found very rewarding. I enjoy being here and I know you will too.
Robert Ruisch, assistant professor of accounting
Welcome! I have taught various accounting and auditing courses at Grand View since 2011. My goal is to help prepare you so you can use your accounting and auditing education to enhance your career. I enjoy seeing students put their education to work! Prior to teaching at Grand View, I was an accounting director for mutual funds, variable annuities, broker dealer and investment management companies at FBL Financial Group in West Des Moines for ten years. Before FBL Financial Group, I was an audit manager in public accounting for 11 years at KPMG in Des Moines, IA and Vavrinek, Trine, Day in Rancho Cucamonga, California.
Dmitry Yarushkin, assistant professor of business administration
I have been a professor at Grand View for four years. I typically teach Web Design and Development, Knowledge and Information Management, Project Management, Information Systems, and Macro-Economics. My goal is to help students further their potential by engaging them in classroom learning and off-campus activities. My wife and I enjoy active traveling - exploring the places we visit, both on foot and by car.
Alec Zama, associate professor of business administration
Welcome! I have been in the business administration department since 2005 and I have taught a variety of courses ranging from freshman introductory courses to business capstone seminars. Recently, I began teaching management and organizational behavior at the undergraduate level, and interpersonal workplace dynamics and strategic thinking at the graduate level. I’m the advisor for the Phi Beta Lamba (PBL) Chapter at GV. I completed my Doctorate of Business Administration in the spring of 2012. My research interests lie in the area of top management and CEO succession. I enjoy studying organizations and their behavior. I believe in establishing strong connections between classroom learning and the business world, and thus provide students with such opportunities. I enjoy watching and playing sports, debating politics and economics, and reading spy novels. I look forward to seeing you in one of my classes!