Meet our Faculty

Prof. Jim Krimmel teaches a class

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Faculty in Messiah College’s Department of Management & Business are committed Christians who possess a unique combination of real business experience and strong academic credentials.


Prof. Thomas Chilcote, CPA

  • Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Frey 332, ext. 6640, chilcote@messiah.edu
  • Ten years accounting experience with one of the world’s largest oil and gas groups
  • Continues to provide accounting and consulting services to area businesses
Dr. Thomas Chilcote

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Dr. Jenny Dose (Department Co-Chair)

  • Professor of Management
  • Frey 333, ext. 2320, jdose@messiah.edu
  • Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from The Ohio State University
  • Publications in journals that include the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Human Resource Education, and Journal of Biblical Integration in Business.
Dr. Jenny Dose

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Dr. David Hagenbuch (Department Co-Chair)

  • Associate Professor of Marketing
  • Frey 336, ext. 7256, dhagenbu@messiah.edu
  • Ten years marketing experience in broadcasting and specialty advertising industries
  • Publications in journals that include the Journal of Marketing Education, Services Marketing Quarterly, and Christian Scholars Review
David Hagenbuch

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Dr. Roger Johnson

  • Professor of Economics
  • Frey 232, ext. 3780, rjohnson@messiah.edu
  • Outstanding article award in The Review of Social Economics
  • Paper presentation at the 14th Worlds Congress—Association for Social Economics
Dr. Roger Johnson

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Prof. Kathleen Johnston, CPA

  • Assistant Professor of Accounting
  • Frey 330, ext. 2480, kjohnston@messiah.edu
  • Over 25 years of experience in accounting and tax
  • Manages her own CPA firm with focus on corporate, partnership, trust, and individual tax returns
Kathleen Johnston

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Prof. James Krimmel, CPA

  • Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Frey 331, ext. 6990, jkrimmel@messiah.edu
  • Partner in a local public accounting firm where he specializes in auditing
  • Has conducted numerous seminars on fraud detection and prevention for major national and international organizations
James Krimmel

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Dr. Vince LaFrance (Managing Director, IBI)

  • Professor of Economics
  • Frey 327, ext. 7030, lafrance@messiah.edu
  • Ph.D. from Penn State University
  • Leads a popular J-term cross-cultural trip to Costa Rica as well as the unparalleled International Business Institute (IBI) in which students travel and study for ten weeks in Europe, India, and China
Vince Lafrance

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Dr. Connie Ostwald

  • Associate Professor of Economics and Development
  • Frey 233, ext. 7122, costwald@messiah.edu
  • Ph.D. from the University of Colorado
  • Creator of Messiah College’s major in Economic Development and leader of a unique cross-cultural course called “Perspectives on Development” in Loreto, Mexico
Dr. Connie Ostwald

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Dr. Michael Zigarelli

Mike Zigarelli

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