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Brian Jensen

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Executive Search Consultant - Higher Education

Brian brings 15 years of Christian higher education experience to the Vanderbloemen team. Prior to joining Vanderbloemen, he served at Geneva College as the Vice President of Student Development where he provided executive leadership for student programs, services, and athletics. Following his own college experience, Brian’s passion for Christian higher education developed while working at North Central University in its Student Life division, where he realized his love for working with college students and the transformative experience that a faith-based institution could have on their lives.

Through his experience and leadership, Brian brings expertise in educational management, leadership development, organizational culture, and personnel development and team dynamics. With a deep understanding of how institutions thrive, he can attest to the fact that leading a team with excellence makes all the difference. 

Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Higher Education with an emphasis in Educational Leadership. He is a frequent presenter at colleges and conferences on topics regarding leadership development, student retention management, and educational leadership.

Brian co-authored Storied Leadership: Living and Leading from the Christian Narrative, a book that offers a perspective on leadership that is developed from the rich story of the Scriptures. He also co-edited Reimagining the Student Experience: Formative Practices for Changing Times, a book designed to help professionals doing the good work of student affairs on Christian college campuses (scheduled for release in 2019).

Brian and his wife Sara journey the exciting adventure of life together with their four children, Toby, Zoe, Levi, and Mira. And a dog who usually goes by the name Jax.

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