Kristy Plander

Kristy Plander

Adjunct Professor of Business Administration

Business Administration 

Office: Jesse 105
Office phone: 402-643-7427 


Kristy Plander was the director of marketing and communication at Concordia from 2006 to 2009. She joined Concordia's business department as a faculty member in 2009 and served as an adjunct faculty member in 2007. Her teaching emphasis is marketing. She is also an associate program director in the College of Graduate Studies for the Master of Business Administration program. Prior to Concordia she worked in financial services and health care.


Ph.D. Northcentral University
MBA University of Nebraska-Lincoln 
B.A. Concordia University, Nebraska

Courses taught

Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Business Ethics


She serves as the financial director of the Lancaster County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. In graduate school, she spent a semester abroad at Senshu University in Japan. As an undergraduate student, she was awarded the Outstanding Graduate in Business (2000) by Concordia.