The Trinity Business Network (TBN) is committed to providing Christ-centered business learning and service opportunities for Trinity Christian College students, alumni, and friends. To fulfill this mission, TBN provides occasional speaking engagements with local business people, offers monthly small group discussions and quarterly service opportunities, and schedules educational workshops and seminars.
TBN Advisory Cabinet
The Trinity Business Network Advisory Cabinet serves the College in a consulting manner: consulting staff on potential speakers for major events, possible topics for roundtables with students and business people, as well as "hot button issues" for Christians in their business ventures.
- John Stob '80, Straight North
- Zak Thomson '01, Homewood Disposal
- Kayla Brink '10, Applied Systems, Inc.
- Dick Van Dyke, The Van Dyke Group
- Rick Powell, Edward Jones Investments
- George Vande Werken, Providence Bank
- Larry Van Drunen '71, Dreyer, Ooms & Van Drunen, Ltd.
- John Zeilstra ex'73, Evenhouse & Co., P.C.
- Kevin Walker '05, Corporate Chaplains of America
- Kevin Bulmann, Chick-fil-A Orland Park
There are no Trinity Business Network events scheduled at this time.
Conformed or Transformed?
November 6, 2013
Bob Doll, of Nuveen Asset Management, explained to Trinity students and local business people how his identity is found not solely in his professional career, but in his relationship with Jesus Christ. The event was also viewed via simulcast by guests gathering at the Hyatt Place Grand Rapids South in Michigan.
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Leading Through Change
October 5, 2013
Change is constanly around us. A panel consisting of alumni and local business leaders shared how they were required to exhibit change leadership in their organizations through significant periods of transition. The event was held as part of Homecoming 2013, but was open to Trinity alumni and friends alike.
April 24, 2013
Scott Pothoven '97
Scott Pothoven ’97 challenged a group of business students to examine how they might make an impact on the world spiritually in whichever role they find themselves in after graduation. Pothoven works for PacMoore, an Indiana-based business that strives to be a spiritual leader in their daily interactions with employees and clients, both locally and around the world.
Gas and the Grace of God
April 11, 2013
Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com, spoke on gas price fluctuations, and how consumers may make informed purchasing decisions. The event was also viewed via first-time simulcast by guests gathering at the Hyatt Place Grand Rapids South in Michigan. Read more or Watch Presentation
Do you have questions about the Trinity Business Network? Would you like to suggest a future speaker or find out how you can get more involved? If so, please email Dennis Harms at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call him at 708.239.4819.