Since 2005, Robert Vega has served full-time as Associate Dean for Independence University, Online Programs, Salt Lake City, Utah. Other fulltime positions during his career include Graduate Business Program Chairperson at Argosy University, Hawaii Campus, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Distance Education Specialist/Business Faculty Member at Hawaii Pacific University.
Over his career, Dr. Vega has developed expertise in managing day-to-day operations, developing course materials and curricula, and developing and managing ongoing quality control and continuous performance improvement for various undergraduate and graduate online programs. In addition, he mentors new faculty members facilitating online coursework and develops entirely new online programs to address market demands and meet the changing needs of for-profit and non-profit educational organizations.
Dr. Vega earned his Doctor of Management (DM) degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. He also holds an (MBA) degree from Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii, as well as a Master of Arts in Management (MAM) degree from the University of Redlands, California. His undergraduate work with both Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees is in Respiratory Therapy from Loma Linda University, School of Allied Health Professions.
Dr. Vega lives in Kailua Hawaii to be near to the ocean which supports his avid interest in outdoor sports and recreation, and also for close proximity to his family.