George Johnson

Founder at George Johnson & Co.

George Johnson

George Johnson

Founder at George Johnson & Co.

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George Johnson & Co.

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2518

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1943

Age

77

Number of Awards

5

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Former President at Wayne State University

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Pressure Vessel Service, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The WW Group, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Highgate LLC

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Founder at Strategic Staffing Solutions, Inc. (Michigan)

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Vice Chair, Board of Directors at Detroit Institute of Arts

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Vice Chairman at Forgotten Harvest, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at TCF Financial Corporation

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Partner at Ferguson Manning Associates LLC

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President Emeritus at Marygrove College

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George Johnson
Founder at George Johnson & Co.
Education
B.S. in Accounting & Finance

Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in the city's Midtown Cultural Center Historic District and Wayne State University Buildings Historic District. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering 370 programs to nearly 28,000 graduate and undergraduate students. It is currently Michigan's fourth-largest university and one of the 100 largest universities in the United States. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres (822,000 m²) linking more than 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit. It also has six extension centers in the metro Detroit area providing access to a limited selection of courses. The institution is a notable engine in metro Detroit's educational, cultural and economic landscape, as manifested through efforts such as its thriving research and technology park and hosting of the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival.

Business Management

Our mission is to prepare our students for challenging and rewarding careers, advance the boundaries of scholarly and practitioner knowledge, and enhance the economic vitality of the city of Detroit, the state of Michigan and beyond through our programs, research and community engagement.

Memberships
Member
Current

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants provides vocational education in accounting. The company provides services to the accounting community, regulatory bodies, and other organizations. It also operates in Jersey City, Washington, and Lewisville. It was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Current

The Detroit Athletic Club, a Platinum Club of America, celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2012 with enhanced facilities and special programs. Our members are the leading group of professionals who enjoy the very best networking opportunities, social events, athletics and culinary delights. Join the DAC, a great tradition working to strengthen the future of our city. Long recognized as one of the finest private Clubs in the country, DAC membership is available to qualified candidates 21 years of age and older. Categories include Resident, Intermediate, Intermediate Legacy, Non-Resident/Diplomatic, Military and Clergy.

Member
Current

Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society is an American private company located in Chicago, IL. The firm operates professional association of certified public accountants. Todd Shapiro is the CEO, in this role since 1998.

Career History
Founder
1971 - Current
Professional
1966 - Prior

Touche Ross & Co. is a public accounting firm and is now Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Director
Prior

TCF Bank International, Inc., a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corp., is an American company that offers international trade finance.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Prior

WTVS Detroit Public Television is the viewer-supported PBS member station serving the nation's 11th largest television market. We operate Channels 56.1, 56.2 and 56.3, and are carried on cable and satellite systems throughout Southeast Michigan and over a thousand communities in Canada. Channel numbers on these systems vary for WTVS and its subchannels. Our vision is to educate, entertain and inspire, in partnership with our community. We offer ten hours of PBS KIDS programs each weekday, along with national and international news, PBS favorites and classic films. Our digital subchannels offer additional scheduling of public TV programming on 56.2 the WORLD channel and how-to and travel programs on 56.3 Create. Detroit Public TV is notably active in the community producing local programs that showcase arts, culture, news and analysis; and educational outreach campaigns that use the power of media to provide knowledge and understanding.

Director
Prior

The American Alliance of Museums is a private company headquartered in Washington, DC, with subsidiaries in the United States, that provides advocating services for museums.The company says this about itself: The American Alliance of Museums has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community. Representing more than 35,000 individual museum professionals and volunteers, institutions, and corporate partners serving the museum field, the Alliance stands for the broad scope of the museum community.

Member, Scholarship Advisory Committee
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Detroit Economic Club (DEC) was formed in 1934 as a non-partisan, non-profit organization committed to the discussion and debate of important business, government and social issues. The DEC continues to provide a platform for distinguished international dignitaries and business leaders, who represent the changing global environment. It is known internationally as an important venue for prominent business and government leaders – a forum they can use to explore issues that will help shape the dynamic 21st century economic environment.

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$100 - $249
2012

The Detroit Athletic Club, a Platinum Club of America, celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2012 with enhanced facilities and special programs. Our members are the leading group of professionals who enjoy the very best networking opportunities, social events, athletics and culinary delights. Join the DAC, a great tradition working to strengthen the future of our city. Long recognized as one of the finest private Clubs in the country, DAC membership is available to qualified candidates 21 years of age and older. Categories include Resident, Intermediate, Intermediate Legacy, Non-Resident/Diplomatic, Military and Clergy.

$5,000 - $10K
2008

Forgotten Harvest, Inc. provides food distribution and waste management services. It collect surplus prepared and perishable food from sources including grocery stores, fruit and vegetable markets, restaurants, caterers, dairies, farmers and wholesale food distributors. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

N/A
2006

The Detroit Institute of Arts provides art conservation services to the museums. The museum includes more than 100 galleries, 150-seat auditorium, a 380-seat lecture/recital hall, an art reference library, and a state-of-the-art conservation services laboratory. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Political Donations
$1,000
2008
$500
2006

Senator from Michigan

$1,000
2004

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

Awards & Honors
2007
Michigan Executive of the Year Award
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
Boston Council of the Boy Scouts of America - Silver Beaver Award
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