Dr. Beattie is Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Hospitality Business Management at Washington State University Everett. Dr. Beattie teaches a full range of hospitality coursework, including managed services and event planning. Nearly all of his courses are designed using hybrid and online course delivery with experience in designing over 20 courses. He has taught and researched internationally in Switzerland, Malawi, Tanzania, and Saudi Arabia. Dr. Beattie has over 20 publications and conference proceedings to his credit including publications in Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Cases, The International Journal of Higher Education and Democracy, and The International Journal of Servant-Leadership. Dr. Beattie is a reviewer for the Hospitality and Tourism Graduate Student Education and Research Conference and is an Assistant Editor for Narrative Magazine. Dr. Beattie has over 30 years of experience in the Hospitality Industry with 20 of those years in management positions with restaurants, hotel food and beverage operations, and managed services.