John Johnson is a business leader who escaped from Fortune 100 America to diversify a portfolio of print and digital publications in upstate New York. He joined Morgia Wealth Management as the Director of Wealth Management and he focuses on client relationship management and growing the business through marketing.
In Fortune 100 America, he worked at 3M where he was the group business unit manager responsible for a portfolio of business teams within the Post-it brand. Prior to the Post-it brand business, he led strategic planning and mergers & acquisitions for 3M’s multi-billion dollar consumer business. Mr. Johnson also worked at Rand McNally and Co. in Chicago during the early days of the consumer facing web as a children’s book marketer and product & channel manager for DVD mapping solutions.
In upstate New York and for the past 13 years, Mr. Johnson had operating and strategic responsibility for a portfolio of 4 daily newspapers, 22 weekly publications, multiple glossy magazines, a commercial printing business and several media websites.
He also consults with a technology based start-up in the Agriculture & Robotics space, is the past Chairman of the Board of Directors for Nicholville Telephone Co & St. Lawrence Internet Co (SLIC), member of the Watertown Rotary, on the board of the United Way of Northern New York, is the past President of the board of the local YMCA and currently working on the committee to build a new downtown location for the Y.
Mr. Johnson has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, a BA from Wesleyan University (CT) and graduated from Philips Exeter Academy (NH).