Meet our advisor – Prof. Dr. Joseph Van Vo, a practitioner professor dedicated to guiding our team toward success and innovation.

Joseph VanVo, PDB, I/O PsyD, MBA, MA 

The executive practitioner bio of Prof. Dr. Joseph Van Vo’s  is summarized below:

Professional: An I/O PsyD consultant since 1996 specializing in global business & management, sales & marketing; cross-culturally organizational development (OD) & organizational behavior (OB); HR selection-training-development, and leadership & team building; new product development & turnkey project management; product quality, operational efficiencies & customer services; new industrial & commercial & residential construction project management & financing. Consulting services have taken place in the United States, Asia, and Europe.

Multi-dimensional Practitioner:

(1) An active Industrial / Organizational (I/O PsyD) consultant;

(2) Business Partner of EXP Realty (a global online brokerage with offices in 50 U.S. states, Europe, Asia, and South America;

(3) Real estate broker/builder/developer/investor in industrial/commercial/residential real estates in the U.S. and Pacific Rim countries;

(4) Adjunct faculty, and former Business Honors (BHON) & MBA program advisor, and dual member of the Faculty Senate’s Academic Policies Committee (APC) and Re-admission Subcommittee at California State University, Sacramento.

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Entrepreneurship: Founded/co-founded/owned several small & diversified businesses in the United States, Asia, and Europe – Apex Educational Institute, Aim Realty & Brokerage, Aim Mail & Shipping Center, College of Medical Arts, and JVM & Associates.

Corporate: Had also been in executive management leadership at USG Corporation (a Fortune 500) and its USG International Pacific Rim Subsidiaries – Australia, China (People’s Republic of), Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan (Republic of China), Thailand, and Vietnam.

Academics: Formerly Chair of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) & Doctor of Education – Leadership (EdD) at Argosy University Los Angeles & Orange County; and subsequently Dean of the College of Business & Information Technology at Argosy University. Dr. VanVo has taught undergraduate, graduate & doctorate levels at California State University Long Beach, Argosy University, University of Phoenix, Webster University, and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD); and, internationally in both Asia & Europe, at universities in Australia, France, Greece, Republic of China, Thailand and Vietnam.

Education: A graduate of the University of Florida AACSB Certified Post-Doctoral Business PDB in Finance & Accounting; U.S. International University/Alliant International University PsyD & MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with specialization in Human Resource Management, and Organizational Behavior & Development; National University MBA in Business Administration;

Post-Graduate in Executive Management (USG/Kellogg School of Business) at Northwestern University, and Post-Doctoral Research on Individual Perception & Teambuilding with Dr. Robert Bales’ (founder of social psychology @ Harvard University) SYMLOG.

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