Speaker Bio

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Dr. Rueben L. Anthony, Jr., Ph.D
President & CEO/Urban League of Greater Madison

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.