Management, Entrepreneurship & Marketing
Joseph serves as the Associate Professor of Marketing at Lipscomb University. Joseph first came to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt University. After finishing his MBA at MIT Sloan, Joseph co-founded a social enterprise to help people in Nicaragua, Mexico, and Brazil find jobs using mobile technology. Joseph has worked for over 20 years in Internet Marketing helping businesses with their website design, marketing strategy, SEO, lead generation, and sales processes. He has taught Internet Marketing, Social Media, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Sales classes at Lipscomb since 2012. He is an entrepreneur and an internationally touring singer-songwriter as part of his folk-rock duo with his wife, Chasing Summer. He enjoys learning languages, seeing the world, and photography.
- Internet and Social Media Marketing
- Sales and Marketing
- Principles of Marketing
- Intro to Business
- Entrepreneur Marketing
- Internet Marketing
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Faith work integration
- Social Media Crisis response
Bamber, J. R., Holaway, R., & Ivey, J. (2020). The Good Fill - A Unique. American Journal of Management (AJM), 20 (4).
Bamber, J. R., & Borchers, A. S. (2020). Revisiting the Purpose of Business. Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, 23 (1).
Bamber, J. R. (2018). Internet Marketing: Strategy in Action. Textbook.
Founder, CEO, Spark Marketing (October, 2011 - Present), Nashville, Tennessee. Provide a full range of marketing services from website development to SEO, advertising, and social media strategy for over 30 clients
Marketing Intern / Consultant, HubSpot (June, 2007 - May, 2008), Cambridge, Massachusetts. Led Salesforce.com implementation, importing over 17,000 leads and trained Sales team on best practices.
- Co-creator of three successfully funded Kickstarter music projects
- Co-writer and collaborator on three music albums for Chasing Summer
- Two music videos
- 2018 Lipscomb Campus Being a Difference Award Winner, NASBA.
- 2017, 2018 Outstanding Teacher Nominee, Lipscomb University.
- 2017 Class Sponsor, Lipscomb University.
2019 Esslingen, Germany - School of Applied Sciences. Andy Borchers and I presented the topic of "Revising the Purpose of Business"
Creative Fellowship Group: Co-founder and Co-leader of a fellowship group and bible study for other creatives at my church along with my wife, Tammy.
Let the Sun Shine In: Collaborative Album of art and music written by Joseph and Tammy featuring kids from orphanages in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Israel, Germany.
Chasing Summer: Folk music duo featuring Joseph and Tammy. Summer music tour for 10 years in Europe playing music and sharing the gospel with people in Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Netherlands, England, and Ireland.
Glencliff Entrepreneurship STEAM magnet school - Shark Tank Judge, As part of Lipscomb's partnership with Glencliff elementary, I was invited to be the judge for their first Shark Tank event.
Nicaragua Service - When we are able to, we travel and visit several different organizations in Nicaragua, including a home for girls and a day school for students with disabilities. Edificasion Tesoro de Dios