Ron Eggers, associate professor of business management, came to Atlantic Christian College (now Barton College) in 1978 from the University of Tennessee Knoxville, where he served as a graduate teaching assistant. He began his career at Barton in the Department of Psychology, where he served for eight years. Since then, he has served continuously in the School of Business. Eggers serves the School of Business as dean and is currently chair of the Curriculum Committee, a member of the Athletics Committee, and co-chair of the Strategic Planning Committee with President Searcy as chair. In addition, Eggers serves as assembly parliamentarian. Among students he is well known for his service as an advisor to the local chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, the student organization within the School of Business, and to the North Carolina state chapter (NCPBL) as both a director and state advisor. Believing that education should also be enjoyable, he is best known for his Case Studies in Business course, focusing on the Walt Disney Company, which includes a week-long field experience at Walt Disney World each spring. Paralleling the course, his interests lie in the areas of customer service and creating the ideal customer experience.