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Roberts Jr., John

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Analytics & Information Systems Department
CBA 016


Ohio University, M.B.A.

Miami University, B.S.B.A. - Accountancy


John Roberts is a tenured executive with over 25 years experience primarily in Financial Services where he spent over 24 years with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co..   Through his time at J.P. Morgan, he held several positions within Internal Audit starting out as a staff auditor and ending his career as the Chief Auditor of Global Technology, where he oversaw the Technology Audit function of the firm's expansive, and complex information technology systems across the world. He has dedicated a significant portion of his career understanding technology and seen it dramatically change the competitive landscape of the financial services industry.  Mr. Roberts sees the evolving Information Age focusing on the advantages of cloud computing, block chain cryptography, and leveraging data analytics to achieve business success.  

As a first generation college graduate, Roberts earned his Bachelor's in Science in Accountancy at Miami University.  After graduation he started at Arthur Andersen & Co. as a staff accountant and became a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.), a license he maintains.  He went on to obtain his Masters of Business Administration from Ohio University with a concentration in finance.  While at OHIO he studied the implications and consequences of mergers and consolidation within banking.   He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (C.I.S.A.).     

John resides in Circleville, along with his wife Lori, a place they proudly call home and where they have raised their four daughters.