Kevin Wayne Johnson is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Johnson Leadership Group, LLC. He has taken up the task of developing individual and organizational operating excellence as his life’s purpose, plans and through intentional living. He coaches in order to coax audiences to live out their gifts and dreams.
Johnson is a best-selling author of eight (8) books and the contributing author to an additional five (5) books on the topics of Faith, Blended Families, Finance, Writing and Global Book Marketing, all since 2001. As a current radio and television co-host, his books have earned some 19 literary awards. Gayle King, an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine praised his work, writing to him that “Your book, Kevin, touched me.”
Johnson provides organizations, and the people who work within them, with the tools to forge effective personal and interpersonal communication. He delivers training on the elements of dynamic relationships, to equip teams with the attitudes and attributes needed to develop individuals into leaders. He does so through motivating workshops, seminars, insightful keynote speeches and compassionate coaching – all to encourage personal and professional growth. These goals, objectives and desired outcomes are achieved through a series of seven (7) core leadership programs that teach the foundational principles of "value," "care" and "influence."
An Independent internationally certified coach, teacher, mentor and speaker with the nationally recognized John Maxwell Team, Johnson leads learning experiences that are tailored to meet the specific needs of the audience(s), to help maximize efficiency, growth, awareness and effectiveness. He invites those in the audience to “Put Your Dream to the Test” and provides them with a step-by-step action plan for making those dreams come true. This essential exposure to personal development techniques includes guided study and the practical application of John Maxwell’s proven leadership methods, to include ”Leadership Gold” and “Everyone Communicates, Few Connect.”
Johnson successfully completed a 34-year career in government and private industry (retired) in late 2017 as a middle-to-senior level leader in various and diverse positions of increased responsibility. He has managed and led large and small organizations in the areas of workforce development, leadership/management/supervisory training, organizational change, acquisition/procurement, customer service, client relationships, and program management. This work includes major programs/projects with the Department of Defense, Department of the Treasury, the District of Columbia government, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the Department of the Army, the Defense Logistics Agency, and in the private sector at Vivendi Universal and Reuters America.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management/Economics/Finance from Virginia Commonwealth University and completed course work towards an M.B.A. at Marymount University (Arlington, VA) and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is an ordained Church of God Ministries, Inc. (Anderson, IN) minister and has held numerous leadership positions at the local, regional, national and international levels. Johnson serves as the Faith Commissioner on the Maryland Governor Commission for Suicide Prevention, a 4-year term beginning January 2019. He also serves on the National Board of Directors with Nexus Youth and Family Solutions, Plymouth (Minneapolis), MN.
He lives in Clarksville, Maryland, with his wife Gail, of 25 years, and three college-aged sons - Kevin, Christopher, and Cameron.
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