John C. Reynolds, Ph.D., serves as executive vice president for Azusa Pacific University, where he provides leadership for the administration of the university, non-traditional education, and the university’s international strategic initiatives. Reynolds also serves as chancellor and CEO of Azusa Pacific University College.
Reynolds earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer science and information systems in South Africa, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership at APU. He also teaches as an adjunct professor in his research interests of leadership, organizational effectiveness, change management, and strategic thinking.
In addition to his years of experience in higher education, Reynolds has leadership experience as an I.T. executive in the mining industry, and the global CIO for World Vision International, a large private international relief organization (1991–2000). He is a regular speaker at national conferences throughout the world, and a specialist in applied organizational effectiveness. He has consulted, coached, and advised non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders in more than 40 countries.