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Hannah Stolze

Dr. Hannah Stolze

Executive Director

Dr. Stolze served 6 years in the U.S. Army Reserve in ordinance and later in public relations. With her B.A. from Carthage College in International Political Economics and Mandarin, she managed operations for a packaging importer while completing her M.B.A.

Stolze earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in logistics and marketing at the University of Tennessee and was on faculty at Florida State University before joining the faculty at Wheaton College. Dr. Stolze has conducted research with over 40 companies and the Department of Defense in the areas of supply chain management and social & environmental sustainability.

Dr. Stolze’s forthcoming book on Wisdom Based Business will be released by Harper Collins Christian Publishing/Zondervan following her completion of an M.A. in Biblical Studies at Wheaton College in Spring 2019. Dr. Stolze lives in St. Charles, IL with her husband, Rich, and their two children.

Keith Johnson, Ph.D.

Dr. Keith Johnson

Director of Theological Integration

Dr. Johnson teaches courses in systematic theology with the goal of helping students connect the best insights of the Christian tradition to their daily life and work. This goal is reflected in his book Theology as Discipleship (IVP Academic, 2015), in which he demonstrates how the study of theology can be an act of faithfulness to Christ and service to the church.

Throughout his time at Wheaton, Keith has been involved in interdisciplinary discussions to help strengthen the relationship between theology, the liberal arts, and the sciences. As an ordained minister, he often speaks and teaches in local churches.

Dr. Johnson currently is writing a theology of innovation that will help Christians in the marketplace relate the disruption of innovation to the grace of God. In addition to this research, his academic work focuses on modern theology with an emphasis on contemporary discussion related to the doctrines of the Trinity, Christology, and salvation. His recent publications include The Essential Karl Barth (Baker Academic, 2019) and the co-edited volume Balm in Gilead: A Theological Dialogue with Marilynne Robinson (IVP Academic, 2019).

Keith.johnson@wheaton.edu

 

Ben Norquist

Ben Norquist

Managing Director

After serving as an innovative leader in higher education for thirteen years, Ben is now pursuing a PhD in the Higher Education department at Azusa Pacific University (Azusa, CA). In this program, he focuses his research on higher education in active conflict zones and in other contested areas. He also studies access and sustainability innovations in higher education. For his dissertation, he will focus on higher education in the Middle East.

Ben graduated with honors from Bryan College (TN) with a B.A. in History and minor in Political Science.  He went on to work for a political technology firm in Washington D.C. while completing his M.A. in Western Thought from St. John's College (MD).  On Saturday mornings, Ben volunteered in the Smithsonian Institute workshops where he received an education in finishing techniques and had the opportunity to work on a sculpture designed by Chinese artist Xu Bing that now hangs in the Sackler Gallery. After graduation, Ben took a position at the Hartford Insurance Company (MN) as an annuities specialist and quickly moved up to support the Hartford's internal brokerage.

In 2007, Ben took a position at Bryan College (TN), where he worked with international educational partners in Europe, Africa, and Asia and developed a new course sequence in human rights with advisors from the U.S. Department of Justice and leading international NGOs. During his tenure at Bryan, Ben also taught in Politics and Government, led curriculum projects, and oversaw local community engagement programs.

After seven years at Bryan, Ben joined Wheaton College (IL) to help launch a new academic center for the study of vocation and human flourishing. In 2019, the center was repositioned to serve a broader public and Ben accepted a position as Managing Director. Over the course of his career in higher education, Ben has consulted for several non-profits including International Justice Mission, The Justice Conference, and Reimagine Education World Innovation Competition

Ben lives in Glen Ellyn, IL with his wife and three children. He is currently a beginning Arabic student, but his tutor said that his pronunciation is really good.

Ana Rivera Munoz

Ana Rivera-Muñoz

Project Coordinator

With a degree in Spanish from Northeastern Illinois University, twelve years of ministry experience, and five years of administrative experience, Ana Rivera-Muñoz brings a diverse resume to her new role as Project Coordinator for CFI.

In 2006, Ana co-founded New Beginnings Church in Maywood, IL, where she served as Director of Women’s Ministry, Director of Worship Ministry, and VBS Coordinator. Ana then served in a variety of administrative and production roles, including working as Production Director for Re:New Projects. In her spare time Ana enjoys painting, long walks, savoring various foods, volunteering at Mission Church, and spending time with family and friends. Ana lives in Bloomingdale, IL with her husband, Daniel, their two sons, and their English Yellow Labrador, Lucky.

Ana.riveramunoz@wheaton.edu