Leah C. Johnson

Term expires February 15, 2019

Ms. Johnson is a communications strategist and business leader. She is CEO of LCJ Solutions LLC, which provides advice to clients seeking to build market strength and reputation. Prior to creating the firm, Ms. Johnson served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Citigroup Inc., where she was the chief communications advisor to four CEOs and successfully led teams spanning 200 countries. Before joining Citigroup, Ms. Johnson was Vice President of Corporate Communications at Standard & Poor’s. She spent many years working in the public sector and was Press Secretary for Mayor David N. Dinkins Reelection Campaign and Deputy Director for Communications for the Clinton-Gore ’92 New York State Coordinated Campaign. She also served as a Special Assistant for Media Relations in the Office of the Deputy Mayor and Director of Communications for the New York City Comptroller. Ms. Johnson began her career in communications at the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation and served as Director of Public Affairs at Kings County Hospital Center. She is Vice Chair of Planned Parenthood New York City’s Board of Trustees and chairs the Issues and Advocacy Committee. As a member of Trinity Wall Street’s Vestry, she chairs the Communications & Social Media Committee. She is also a mentor with W.O.M.E.N. in America and recently served on The Dalton School’s Board of Trustees Executive Committee and chaired the Community Life and Diversity Committee. Ms. Johnson is a graduate of Harvard College and lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.