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Dr. David Pickering, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Over the past 12 years, Olivet Nazarene University has translated the quantifiable measures of its culture into actionable strategies and processes into building and sustaining a thriving workplace culture. 

David Pickering is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Through his leadership and that of his colleagues, Olivet Nazarene is in the top 10 percent of Christian colleges who completed BCWI’s Employee Engagement Survey for the last five years. 

David says, “The most important thing is to be a light to the world by first being a light at home, to the university. If we’re demonstrating care for each other, we will have the integrity to be the light of Christ in our world.”  

Today, the light still shines in and through Olivet Nazarene’s healthy workplace culture. 



Dr. David Pickering 

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

Olivet Nazarene University 

Bourbonnais, Illinois

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