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College of Business

Dr. Don Doty

Dr. Don Doty


Business Management

  • B.S. California Polytechnic State U., 1980
  • M.B.A. California Polytechnic State U., 1982
  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska, 2007


Author, Training Ordinary People to do the Extraordinary.

Published articles in The Puget Sound Business Journal.


Mr. Doty has two decades of management experience in public, private and not for profit organizations:

Public - Newhall Land and Farming ($1 billion real estate holding, development and agricultural company).

Private - Dinwiddie Construction Company ($350 million, Builders of the Transamerica Pyramid and Bank of America towers in San Francisco).

Parachurch - Strategic Planning Officer for Mercy Ships (1,200 person international hospital ship organization).

Church - Administrative Pastor and Missions Pastor for Northwest Church, (church grew from 600 to 2500 over a 4 year period, missions activities to local section 8 housing, Hualapai Indians, Children of Chernobyl, Mexican and Jamaican orphanages, national sister church prayer and construction, and South African schools)

Director - The Geneva Group (mid-range database programming and e-commerce firm)

CEO - leadership training and change management consulting firm, Business Resources, serving small to mid range profit and not for profit organizations since 1980.

Chair - Christian Management Association, Northwest Chapter; Trinity Lutheran College, youth and family ministries program.

Teaching Specialties

Organizational management, management communications, marketing communications, change management, and human performance improvement.

Research Interests

  • Understanding the effectiveness of teaching and discipleship methods of Jesus Christ and effects on leadership growth
  • Fund-raising messages and effects on giving in Carnegie (2000) Tier One Research universities
  • Adult learning pedagogy (andragogy) and effects on learning outcomes