Dordt College News

Mathias new business instructor at Dordt College

May 8, 2006


Mr. Matt Mathias from Orange City has accepted a teaching position in the Business Administration Department at Dordt College for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Mathias has both a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering (magna cum laude) and a M.B.A.(with distinction) from the University of Michigan, and comes to Dordt College with extensive international business experience, as well as teaching experience at Spring Arbor University in Michigan.

Most recently, Mathias was a senior consultant and trainer at Meta HR and Communication in Singapore, where he also conducted leadership research in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, & Indonesia with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.

His previous professional experience includes managing global strategic planning and human resources as a senior manager for ETAS, GmbH; serving as a manufacturing operations manager for Procter and Gamble; and participating in an engineering co-op program with Delphi Chassis Systems, General Motors.

Mathias and his wife, Aleatha Reitsma-Mathias, recently relocated from Singapore to Orange City, where she is the new internal medicine physician for the Orange City Area Health System. Aleatha is a Dordt College alumna, and the couple has a three-year-old son, Benjamin.

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