Paul Johnson, senior strategist and chief growth officer in APCO’s Washington office, is a seasoned public affairs, strategic communications and business development professional with over 36 years of related experience.
Mr. Johnson has held executive positions at a number of related companies, including 23 years at Fleishman Hillard, where he served as vice chairman and president of public affairs. He has extensive experience in developing, managing and executing complex public affairs and issue-related community relations programs.
Mr. Johnson has served on numerous charitable and non-profit boards. He is also a SEED investor in the 1776 Investment Fund, which supports starting companies focused on social responsibility, as well as financial success.
He received bachelor’s degrees in History and Economics from The University of California and also completed the Omicron Executive Management program at the Babson College School of Business.
Mr. Johnson also served as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Graduate School of Communication.