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Faculty: Steve Van Oostenbrugge

Professor Van Oostenbrugge teaches managment and marketing related classes. He has an MBA in marketing from Davenport University, and a Certified Manager (CM) through the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. He has multiple years of teaching experience at both Davenport and Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Prior to joining Calvin, Professor Van Oostenbrugge held positions in manufacturing, wholesale and retail sales, including time as a sales manager at a local manufacturer within the light-commercial construction field. Professor Van Oostenbrugge has also been a small business owner of a professional photographic studio.  His current research interests are in Vision statement syntax toward change and strategic planning in organizational leadership and strategy.

Professional experience

  • Owner - KVO Studio
  • Project Manager - Bouwens Construction
  • Sales Manager - Hager Group Companies
  • Production and Intentory Supervisor - Hager Group Companies
  • Sales, Service & Repairman - Hager Group Companies

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    School of Business and Technology at Capella University, expected 2012
  • MBA in Marketing
    Davenport University, 2002
  • BS in Management
    Davenport Univerisity, 2000

Honors, Awards, and Publications

  • US Marine Corps - Non-commissioned officer. Good Conduct Medal with 1 star, Multiple Meritorious Masts and Certificates of Commendations, Overseas Service Ribbon with two stars. Honorably discharged.

Additonal information

For a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) Chose one of the following formats: (Adobe PDF) (Word Document)

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Van Oostenbrugge

Steve Van Oostenbrugge
Assistant Professor of Business

Office: North Hall 173
1740 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546


  • Introduction to Business (BUS 160)
  • Marketing (BUS 380)
  • Professional Sales