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Faculty Profiles

Dr. Kevin Hill

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Chairperson, Department of Business Administration
Professor of Business Administration
B.S., University of Southern California
M.A., California State University, Northridge
M.B.A., University of California, Irvine
Ph.D., Northcentral University
Joined TMC 2011

Dr. Hill comes to TMC after serving for five years as the McVay Endowed Chair of Business and the Associate Dean for The School of Professional Studies at Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas.  He also served as the Co-Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs in 2010.  Preceding his time at Sterling College, Dr. Hill served as an Assistant Professor of Business at Hope International University in Fullerton, California for six years, four of those as the Business Chair for The School of Professional Studies.  Prior to his entry into higher education, Dr. Hill served as the president of Mywebteam (a full service web design and hosting firm) in Irvine, California.

Dr. Hill attends Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita with his wife Stephanie and three Children; Nolan, Grace, and Faith.

E-mail contact: BusAdmin@masters.edu

Dr. R.W. Mackey, II

Professor of Business Administration
B.R.E., Cornerstone University
M.R.E., M.Div., Grand Rapids Theological Seminary
Ed.D., Pepperdine University
Joined TMC 1978

Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Mackey held administrative positions in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. During the past 30 years, he has served in several college administrative and faculty posts including Dean of Students and Director of Strategic Planning. He has been successful in starting a number of small business ventures and has been active on several boards. In addition to his responsibilities in the Business Department, he has lectured in university doctoral programs.

Because of his unique background which includes a combination of theological studies, management course work, vocational ministry and administrative positions, Dr. Mackey truly seeks a Biblical approach to managerial studies.

E-mail contact: BusAdmin@masters.edu

Dr. Benjamin Powell, Jr.

Professor of Business Administration
B.S., University of Wyoming
M.B.A., University of Southern California
Ph.D, New York University
Joined TMC 1987

Dr. Powell also studied at Sheridan College (WY) and Trinity Seminary (IL). He taught business courses at Union University (TN) and Biola University (CA) before joining the Business Department faculty of The Master's College.

All four of his children have attended TMC. The family attends the First Evangelical Free Church of Los Angeles (CA) and Calvary Baptist Church of Sheridan (WY).

E-mail contact: BusAdmin@masters.edu

Dr. Michael Forgerson

Professor of Business Administration
B.S., M.S., California State University, Northridge
M.Div., The Master's Seminary
J.D., Southwestern University of Law
Member, California State Bar
Joined TMC 1993

Prior to coming to TMC, Dr. Forgerson gained extensive accounting experience working for a “big four” international accounting firm.  For over ten years, he was the controller for a real estate investment partnership, and now maintains his business and accounting skills with his own tax and law practice, as well as being involved in several not-for-profit organizations as an accountant and internal auditor.

Dr. Forgerson also has extensive ministry experience.  He has led college bible studies, was the high school pastor at Grace Community Church, and has served as elder at a local community church.  He takes opportunity to speak to youth at camps and outreaches whenever possible.

E-mail contact: BusAdmin@masters.edu

Mr. Dwight D. Ham

Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S., California State University, Northridge
M.A., The Master's College
M.B.A., Pepperdine University
Joined TMC 2007

With more than 35 years in business, Dwight Ham has been affecting positive change, taking organizations to the next level, and expanding business and financial operations across diverse industries, including financial services, banking, business equipment systems, and broadcast technology. Mr. Ham has served as a CFO, COO, and a member of various Board of Directors managing financial reporting, accounting, P&L, and operations. He spent 14 years in banking and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Bank of Santa Clarita. He also has been part owner of an engineering electronics firm that designed and manufactured underwater electrical systems used primarily offshore in severe underwater environments as well as a company that markets environmental maintenance product used primarily in the restaurant industry. Mr. Ham has assisted in the sale of several businesses as well negotiations in international business dealings. Additionally, he currently serves on the Board of Directors KBI Industries and the Independent Citizen's Advisory and Oversight Committee for the Los Angeles METRO as well as a member of the Financial Executives International and is a Certified Management Accountant issued by The Institute of Management Accounting (IMA).

Mr. Ham has taught in the adult singles ministry and has utilized his Biblical Counseling degree from The Master's College to counsel people in marriage and single life. Mr. Ham is married to his college sweetheart, Kathy, for 38 years and they have two married adult sons and two grandchildren.

E-mail contact: BusAdmin@masters.edu