David A. Johnson is Chief Philanthropist for Johnson Family Foundation. He is also ordained Minister known for his Godly passion for creating impact and change in communities using his 35-year-plus career experience in higher education technology, faith-based ministries, and stewardship.
David currently serves on the boards of Rafael House, the first and largest family homeless shelter in San Francisco, Kin-dom Community, an affirming new faith-based organization for LGBTQ+ youth, and The Gratitude Network, a leadership development organization for non-profit leaders and their teams globally. Prior to his role as Chief Philanthropist, David was the founder and CEO of Johnson ERP, LLC working with mid-market higher education universities and colleges for over two decades.
He also serves on the Presbyterian Church, National Committee for the Self Development of People. This group consists of individuals who are dissatisfied with poverty and oppression and participate in the empowerment of economically poor, oppressed, and disadvantaged people, seeking to change the structures that perpetuate poverty, oppression and injustice.
He earned his Master of Arts in Bible Exposition with a Certificate in Theology, from the Talbot School of Theology at BIOLA University in Los Angeles, California, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California.
David is happily married to his wife of over 30 years, InaMarie Johnson, and a dedicated father of two adult children, Ashlee Johnson-Geisse, founder of Brown Girls Farms, and Attorney Aaron A. Johnson, Esquire. He calls Palos Verdes Peninsula in southern California and Incline Village, Nevada, in Lake Tahoe home and loves biking, kayaking, snowshoeing, and watching movies.