Stan Johnson, Principal

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kansas Wesleyan University Master’s degree in Human Resource Development from Pittsburg State University

President and founder of Stan Johnson & Associates, Mr. Johnson has been a consultant, trainer, program designer and manager for over 25 years.  Working with Fortune 500 companies, as well as local and national Nonprofit Organizations for over 20 years, Mr. Johnson has served in various capacities that maintained appropriate communications, training and sensitivity to individuals and organizations regarding issues that relate to career development, diversity, gender and race. Stan began his professional career with the International Harvester Company, where he received six promotions in five years.  His last promotion was to Manager of the company’s St. Louis parts operation.  Stan returned to Kansas City to become a Coordinator for INROADS, a career development corporation for talented minority students.  While at INROADS, he trained and developed minority high school and college prospects for careers in business and technology.  He served as Managing Director of the Kansas City affiliate from 1983 to 1988. Stan joined the staff of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in October of 1988 as Director of Professional Development.  In this position, his responsibilities included the development, implementation and administration of programs that enhance opportunities for ethnic minorities and women in intercollegiate athletics, specifically in coaching, athletics administration and officiating at the national, conference and institutional levels.