Robert Johnson is president and CEO of The American College of Financial Services. Previously, he served as professor of finance in Creighton University's Heider College of Business. From 1996 to 2011, he held several senior executive positions at CFA Institute. Johnson 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.” His articles have appeared in Barron’s, the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking & Finance, Financial Analysts Journal and Journal of Portfolio Management. Johnson is the recipient of the 2013 Alfred C. “Pete” Morley Distinguished Service Award from CFA Institute and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Student Award for Teaching Achievement from Creighton University. He holds the CLF designation, CFA and CAIA charters, an M.B.A. from Creighton University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.