Executive Dean, Business and Information Technology, Cedar Valley College
Acting program director, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing Technology
Dr. Ruben Johnson has served as the executive dean of the Business and Information Technology Division at Cedar Valley College since Fall 2007. He previously served as the program coordinator of the Logistics Technology program at North Lake College, as a visiting scholar faculty member and as a full-time faculty member.
Dr. Johnson has more than 25 years of experience in supply chain management, including positions as warehouse clerk, supply administrator, warehouse manager, logistics operations manager, requisition and procurement clerk, dispatcher, supply chain account auditor and inventory control manager.
After a 20-year career in the U.S. Marine Corps, Dr. Johnson worked as a warehouse manager for Ashland Chemical Manufacturing Company (now Air Products Chemical Company) and as an area manager for a Wal-Mart distribution center in LaGrange, Georgia.
He holds the industry certifications of Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) from the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council (MSSC). He is a member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management, the Warehouse Education and Research Council, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the National Association of Purchasing Management in the Dallas area. Recently, he was selected to serve as a member of MSSC's National Expert Panel.
Dr. Johnson holds an A.A. degree in general education from the University of Maryland; a B.S. degree in logistics management from Park University in Park, Missouri.; and an MBA degree in technology management and doctor of management (D.M.) degree in organizational leadership, both from the University of Phoenix.