John M. Johnson, PhD

Dr. "Jack" Johnson is the founder of John M. Johnson Associates. He brings over 30 years of hands-on experience to client organizations in addressing their management appraisal and development needs. He has consulted with organizations in financial services, insurance, manufacturing, medical, retailing and service industries. He has worked extensively with corporate and operating management in their selection, promotion and coaching initiatives. Applying behaviorally oriented, business focused assessment methods along with his exposure to various industries and operating environments allows him to offer practical insight and know-how to talent management issues and actions. He has established long-term relationships with organizations that are entrepreneurial as well as those that are mature in their management culture and style and seek to upgrade their capability.

Jack has been a key provider to organizations in the following core areas: 

  • C-level, middle and supervisory management selection and promotion assessment.
  • Leadership/management performance improvement assessment and coaching.
  • Talent management - high potential identification, succession and development programs.
  • 360 degree management and team effectiveness surveys and feedback.

Jack's professional experience includes President of John M. Johnson Associates, Corporate Psychologists; Partner, Reed & Johnson; and Staff Psychologist, RHR International, Inc.

Dr Johnson received his B.A. from DePauw University, Greencastle, IN and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL He is a Registered Psychologist in the State of Illinois and a member of the American Psychological Association. Jack is certified in the Center for Creative Leadership's 360 degree assessment tool "Benchmarks" and Lominger Ltd "Career Architect".

Dr Johnson can be reached through High Plains Consulting Group, LLC or by contacting him directly at:

30 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 715
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Tel 312-782-2782