Robert Johnson, Treasurer


Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., CFA, CAIA is a Professor of Finance at Creighton University’s Heider College of Business. He is also Principal in the Fed Policy Investment Research Group, LLC. He was formerly President and CEO of The American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. From 1996 to 2011, he held a number of senior executive positions at the CFA Institute, and has extensive experience with credentialing programs, ethical and professional codes of conduct, and global business expansion.

Dr. Johnson has extensive media relations experience and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Barron’s, Forbes, and other leading publications.  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.