Andy Krueger

Associate ProfessorBusiness Administration Department

Andrew W. Krueger is an Associate Professor in the Business Administration department.

Biography Grew up in Winona, MN attending St. Matthew’s Lutheran School before moving on to Winona High and Winona State University.  Graduated in 1999 from Winona State with a BS in Business Administration. Following graduation I worked at Volkswagen Credit in Libertyville, IL for 6 years. I worked in areas such as customer service, collections, credit, and data analysis.  During my time at Volkswagen, I also attended UW-Parkside and obtained my MBA in 2003. Following my time at VW, I enrolled at the University of Minnesota to obtain a public school teaching license in business education as well as a Masters of Education. In 2006 I moved to Mankato to teach at Mankato East Senior High. During my last year at East I became the head men and women’s tennis coach here at Bethany and in the fall of 2013 I came over to Bethany full time. I also spent a few years as the business director of Bethany’s Stone Path Studios. Currently I am teaching full time, married, and living in Jordan, MN. Academic Interests/Specialties Currently I specialize in the courses that are part of the sport management emphasis under the business administration major. I also teach two classes in our finance emphasis as well as two general education courses including our online macroeconomics course. In the past I have also taught software applications.  In the fall of 2017, I taught a section of our freshman orientation course. Overall, I overlap in several of our business disciplines. Education
  • BS Winona State University 1999
  • MBA UW-Parkside 2003
  • M/Ed University of MN Twin Cities 2009.
  • Member of the Accreditation Committee for Risen Savior Lutheran School
  • MN Business Educators Association (MBITE)
  • National Business Education Association (NBEA)
  • Presented on Crossing Cultures book at 2017 – Lutheran College Conference at MLC
Additional Campus Responsibilities 
  • Advisor of the BLC Business Club
  • Chair of the Program Assessment Committee
  • Member of HLC Assurance sub-committee.
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Business Education student of the year 2005-2006 academic year
  • 2009 Big 9 Conference Coach of the Year Girl’s Tennis
  • Current member of Risen Savior Lutheran School Mankato Accreditation Committee
  • Driver for Lutheran Social Services Meals on Wheels
Personal/Hobbies  Married and living in Jordan, MN.  Interests in sports history, history in general, golfing, camping, snow shoeing, hiking, softball, most anything sport and recreationally related. A die-hard Denver Broncos, Gopher Hockey, and Florida State football fan. Teaching philosophy It constantly changes to provide a variety of experiences. I try to combine textbook, instructor experience, and the real world into all classes. I do love to have students do some presentations, some “student teaching,” debate, and open discussion in all of my classes.

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