Dr. Robert Johnson, CFA, CAIA, CLF is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The American College.
Dr. Robert Johnson, CFA, CAIA is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The American College. Prior to joining The College, he served as Professor of Finance in Creighton University's Heider College of Business. From 1996 to 2011, he held a number of senior executive positions at CFA Institute and has extensive experience with credentialing programs, ethical and professional codes of conduct, and global business expansion.
Bob is the author of multiple books and over 70 scholarly articles. He is co-author of the books Invest With the Fed, Strategic Value Investing, The Tools and Techniques of Investment Planning, and Investment Banking for Dummies. He has published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Portfolio Management, Financial Analysts Journal, and Journal of Investing, among others. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Portfolio Management.
Bob has extensive media relations experience and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Barron’s, and Forbes, among others. He has appeared on ABC World News, Bloomberg TV, and CNN, among others.
He is the recipient of the 2013 Alfred C. “Pete” Morley Distinguished Service Award from CFA Institute, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Student Award for Teaching Achievement (Creighton University), and Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award at Creighton for three years. Bob served on the board of RS Investment Management from 2012 to 2015. He holds the CFA charter, the CAIA charter, a BSBA degree from University of Nebraska-Omaha, an MBA from Creighton University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
In 2014, Bob moved to Bryn Mawr, PA where he lives with his lovely wife Heidi and three dogs. In his spare time he enjoys cycling and running.