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Brad Bechtold

Associate Professor of Business
Academic Background
Furman University Bachelor of Arts-Psychology
Clemson University Master of Science-Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Clemson University Doctor of Education Human Resource Development
Phone Number:
(864) 231-2463
Brad Bechtold

What classes do you teach at Anderson

MGT 440-Training and Development MGT 441-Organizational Behavior

What year did you start teaching at AU


Why teach at AU?

I am passionate about the field of leadership and organizational behavior and enjoy integrating Biblical principles into the teaching and learning environment.


19th century History of North and South Carolina. Spending time with family. Buying and selling on eBay. Vacationing on NC coast and mountains.

Notable achievements outside of discipline

Community service awards in corporate sustainability Carnegie Foundation Award in community service

People might be interested to know I...

That I have traced my ancestry back over 500 years and my family were early settlers in the Charlotte, NC area and resided there for over 300 years. Competitive mountain bike racing in 1990’s. Avid collector of rare coins and bills.

Places you've lived

Charlotte, NC
Virginia Beach, VA
Greenville, SC

What do you find most enjoyable about working at Anderson University?

Interactions with outstanding students, faculty, and administration. Working in a Christ centered institution. The vision and energy behind our academic mission.

What I wish prospectives students knew about my discipline or careers in my discipline.

The significant impact of leadership and organizational culture on the success of employees and the organization itself.

How would you describe your classes to someone who has never attended one?

Very Demanding, highly interactive and pragmatic.