The Telein Partners

Joseph D. Johnson

Joseph is our founder and visionary CEO, passionate about adding value to other leaders through his observation, education and advice on personal and organizational effectiveness. He is recognized nationally and internationally for his wisdom and ability to convey his deep understanding of how organizations can be effectively led to deal with change. He is a confidant and trusted guide to leaders at all levels as they work through transition issues which are integral to leadership development.

Prior to founding Telein, Joseph had a successful career in business spanning twenty years.
He is a former Group Vice President of Personnel and Organization at Xerox Corporation.
Before joining Xerox, Joseph held Human Resources staff and management positions with General Mills, Inc., Dayton-Hudson Corporation and International Multifoods, Inc.
He also served as an officer in Military Intelligence for the United States Army.

Joseph holds an Honorary Doctorate of Laws, a Master of Science in education Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. Joseph and his wife, Julie, live in Southern California and have two adult daughters.