Shea Slonaker teaches both undergraduate and graduate classes for Bethel University, including Managerial Economics, Business, Government and the International Economy, Managerial Accounting, Quantitative Approaches to Managerial Decision- Making, and Strategic Planning. She also taught Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics at Middle Tennessee State University. She received her PhD in Economics from Middle Tennessee State University. She has published academic articles in her primary research fields of entertainment and labor economics. In addition to her academic research, Dr. Slonaker has worked in the financial services arms of both government and non-profit health care.