Kevin Wayne Johnson has taken up the task of developing individual and organizational operating excellence as his life’s mission. He coaches in order to coax audiences to live out their gifts and awaken their potential. 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, interactive seminars, insightful keynote speeches and compassionate coaching – all to encourage personal and professional growth within the federal government, corporations, non-profits and churches.
Johnson is the Founder, Chief Visionary and Chief Executive Officer of The Johnson Leadership Group, LLC, and an Independent certified coach, mentor, trainer and speaker with the nationally recognized John Maxwell Team, where he leads learning experiences that are tailored to meet the specific needs of the audience 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, that include ”Leadership Gold,” “Developing the Leader Within You 2.0,” “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth,” “Becoming A Person of Influence,” “How to be A R-E-A-L Success,” and “Everyone Communicates, Few Connect.”
Johnson enjoyed a 34-year career (retired) in the federal government and private industry as a middle-to-senior level leader. He has managed workforce development/ training, organizational change, acquisition/procurement, customer service, client relationships, security, budget/finance, records management, property administration, facilities, information technology projects and human resources as Chief of Staff, Department of Defense, Fort Meade, Maryland. He was a key leader on the National Performance Review for Procurement and Customer Service Reform, under the first Clinton Administration (1993-1996), and has testified before the United States House of Representatives Small Business Committee on Procurement Reform.
An avid reader, television and radio host, and prolific author, Johnson is the principal and contributing author of 13 books on the topics of FAITH, FINANCE, GLOBAL BOOK MARKETING, WRITING and BLENDED FAMILIES. His best-selling book series, “Give God the Glory!” earned 19 literary awards, since 2001, and selected books in the series have been translated into eight languages.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Johnson earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Management- Economics-Finance from Virginia Commonwealth University and completed course work towards an M.B.A. at Marymount University and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is an ordained Church of God Ministries, Inc. minister and has actively served at the local, regional, national and international levels in numerous positions. Johnson lives in Clarksville, Maryland with his wife of 26 years, Gail, and together, raised three sons - Kevin, Christopher, and Cameron.