CIB Events and Connections Archive

The Center for Integrity in Business exists to serve you by drawing on the best of theological and management scholarship and practice. Below are some of our recent events. For more information, and to learn more about how you can participate in our work, contact the Center.

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Kiros Seattle breakfast with Jeff Hawk

Friday, September 17, 2010, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Jeff Hawk currently serves as Director of Government, Environment, and Certification for Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner. He shared some of his thoughts about the Dreamliner, and reflected on his 32 years at Boeing and the long-term impact of work.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Michael Keller

Friday, August 27, 2010, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Michael Keller shared his testimony. He currently works as a business consultant with British Telecom.

"Why Business Matters to God" seminar with Jeff Van Duzer

Monday, July 26, 2010, 12 a.m.–
Monday, August 30, 2010, 12 a.m.

CIB, Pinnacle Forum, and the Seattle Christian Foundation banded together to offer half-day seminars for business leaders on Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed). Jeff Van Duzer (Dean of Seattle Pacific University's School of Business and Economics), taught from his new book of the same title.

Learn more about Jeff's book and order your copy.

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"Ethics and Work and Faith" seminar with Martien Kelderman

Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

CIB hosted Martien Kelderman on the SPU campus. Kelderman is the CEO of the Fountain Institute, a faith in the marketplace ministry in New Zealand.

Kelderman brings vast experience in education, corporate chaplaincy, for-profit business, and nonprofit management. He discussed work and faith issues he has encountered in New Zealand, and practical, biblical models for helping business people wrestle with ethical dilemmas. Some of his current research focuses on a theology of profit.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Eric Best

Friday, June 18, 2010, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Eric Best currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Mercent Corporation, a software-as-a-service business helping retailers to gain visibility, compete more effectively, and become profitable. He spoke about risk and reward.

CIB Chapel series - John Terrill

Tuesday, June 1, 2010, 9:30 a.m.–11 a.m.

John Terrill, director of SPU's Center for Integrity in Business, spoke about "The Promise of Heaven for Our Earthly Work."

Watch the presentation on iTunes.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Brett Eddy

Friday, May 28, 2010, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Brett Eddy is CEO and creative director of Ignition Garage. He possesses more than 15 years of experience as a technology executive, and spoke on redemptive ways to use technology.

CIB Chapel series - Grant Learned with Ted Schroth

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 9:30 a.m.–11 a.m.

Grant Learned (assistant professor of Business Law) and Ted Schroth (attorney and real estate developer) spoke about "Capitalists Glorifying God."

Watch the presentation on iTunes.

CIB Chapel series - Roger Bairstow

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 9:30 a.m.–11 a.m.

Roger Bairstow is an executive on the managing board for Broetje Orchards. He spoke on "Growing Fruit That Will Last." Broetje Orchards cultivates 6,000 acres and more than a million mostly apple and cherry trees near Prescott, WA, in central Walla Walla County. The company's generosity led them to build a village with permanent housing, schools, and a library and gym for its labor force; profits are used to provide scholarships, social services, computer literacy and other training courses, and several youth programs.

Watch the presentation on iTunes.