- 2005, M.B.A., Olivet Nazarene University
- 1998, B.A. (Business Administration), Olivet Nazarene University
Mr. Alderson has taught finance, leadership, and business courses in the BBA program since 2010.
He is currently employed by Olivet Nazarene University as the Executive Director of Finance & Administration for the School of Graduate & Continuing Studies. He began his career as a portfolio analyst for a major player in the Mortgage Industry and in 2002 began serving at Olivet in the areas of University Relations, Development, and Grant Writing before his tenure with SGCS began. He earned his BBA from Olivet in 1998 and continued his studies by earning his MBA in 2005. His brings his work experience in the finance industry and leadership into the classroom setting.
Mr. Alderson volunteers his time as a baseball coach in Kankakee and serves as a volunteer in various capacities with GatheringPoint Church of the Nazarene. He was appointed to the board in 2015 and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Finance Committee at GatheringPoint.
Mr. Alderson is married with three children and resides in the south Chicagoland area. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing golf and running.