Jeffrey D. Yergler, Associate Professor and Department Chair

Jeffrey D. Yergler, PhD

Associate Professor, Management

Department Chair, Management

Phone: 415-442-6567

Dr. Jeffrey Yergler spent 22 years working in senior leadership positions in large nonprofit/sectarian organizations before moving to full-time academic instruction in 2007, at Olympic College. At Olympic, Jeff served as lead faculty for organizational leadership and resource management. In 2011, he joined GGU and teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses, also serving as the chair of the Undergraduate Management department. Jeff also serves as the Academic Program Director and the 2017-2019 Nagel T. Miner Research Professor.

Jeff is a principal for Integer Leadership Consulting, a firm that specializes in providing solutions and pathways that address leadership management training, executive coaching, team building, employee engagement, growing leaders in developing nations, and organizational culture and core values. He is also actively engaged in publishing book reviews and original research addressing the factors that build and sustain employee engagement.


  • BA (Psychology), Westmont College
  • M.DIV, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • D.MIN, Columbia Theological Seminary
  • PhD (Leadership Studies), Gonzaga University

Professional & Teaching Experience

  • 2011 – Present: Assistant Professor, Golden Gate University
  • 2004 – Present: Integer Leadership Consulting, Principal
  • 2007 – 2011: Olympic College, business and technology department faculty
  • 2009: Chapman/Brandman University in Washington, human resources and organizational leadership adjunct faculty since