Dr. Rueben Anthony has been Urban League of Greater Madison since March of 2015. Under his leadership, the League has increased their job placements by 39% and have made 900 placements by 2018.
Over the past 30 years, Dr. Anthony has been a senior manager in the public, private and not profit sectors. He is a subject matter expert in developing job placement strategies and minority business development.
In 2013, he launched RowJAC Consulting Inc., a management and planning firm that specializes in civil rights in government contract compliance. Prior to launching RowJAC, he was the senior vice-president of Bloom Companies, an engineering firm.
For nearly two decades, Dr. Anthony was a manager with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, eventually becoming deputy secretary and chief operations officer. As deputy secretary he managed an annual budget of $3.25 billion. He was also responsible for managing the day to day operations of the agency and overseeing the programming of all areas.