Dr. Steve VanderVeen

Professor of Management
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Steve VanderVeen is a professor of business and the Ruch Director of the Baker Scholars. He joined Hope College in 2004 and served as the director of the Center for Faithful Leadership from 2007 to 2016.

Professional Experience

Before he came to Hope, Steve was a faculty member at Calvin College, where he taught courses in management and marketing.

Steve enjoys teaching entrepreneurship, marketing and leadership courses. He especially enjoys engaging students in projects to empower them to discern, develop and emply their gifts and calling.


  • Ph.D., marketing and consumer behavior, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1995
  • MBA, marketing, Western Michigan University, 1985
  • B.A., English, Calvin College, 1982


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Dr. Steve VanderVeen

Phone Number616.395.7580

VanZoeren Hall 41 Graves Place Holland, MI 49423
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