Dr. Eric M. Straw

Professor of Business




  • U.S. Navy Advanced Electronic Program
  • B.S. Corban University
  • M.C.I.S. Nova Southeastern University
  • Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University


Dr. Straw’s 21 years of real world experience include running his own manufacturing company, working in various IT technical and managerial positions, and serving in the U.S. Navy. He also serves as Executive Director of Mark 5 Ministries, a nonprofit organization dedicated to solving computing technology problems for missionaries.

Dr. Straw has taught at Corban since 2002 and is responsible for courses on information systems, nonprofit management, managerial accounting, and business applications.


Eric married Margie in 1984 and has four children: Jennifer (’09), Kevin (’13), Matthew (’15), and Rebekah (’17). He enjoys motorcycles, international travel, missions, reading, hiking, and fishing.

Why Corban

“I believe our students can change the world for Jesus Christ. And I get to help them do that through our amazing community at Corban as we learn and grow and serve Jesus together.”