Audrey L. Johnson

Strategist, Consultant, and Small Business Owner in Washington, DC

Audrey L. Johnson

Strategist, Consultant, and Small Business Owner in Washington, DC

Audrey Johnson is a strategist and thought leader with an MBA and 17 years’ experience leading all aspects of business improvements and project implementations to successfully execute strategic initiatives and operational effectiveness. She is accomplished in developing strategies to meet challenging high-priority objectives. Aside from her ability to facilitate the strategy development process, she leverages data, persuasive analysis, and client expertise to achieve consensus across all levels and boundaries, and deliver results.

Past clients include:

· a national leading healthcare insurer/provider

· a private university

· a non-profit, religious organization

· CEOs of small to medium size organizations

Currently, Audrey serves as the regional lead and senior manager of supplier diversity for Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States Region, where she is tasked with not only building a robust supplier diversity program for the D.C., Maryland and Virginia service areas, but also is a strategy leader for the organization’s national and regional goals to activate assets towards addressing upstream determinants of community health. She is driving the development of economic inclusion, small business development, and collective procurement impact work to support Kaiser’s total health initiatives. Her role with Kaiser allows her to facilitate opportunities in entrepreneurship across the country. As a small business owner, she is devoted to helping business leaders transition their communities from economic blight to robust, enduring prosperity.

In addition to being a strategist and economic development advocate, Audrey founded AudreyLynnJo, LLC, a boutique lifestyle company based in the nation’s capital specializing in luxury events, gifts and concierge services. She has distinguished her company as the leader in exclusive, personalized experiences for its elite, membership-only clientele, who look to her team to enhance their professional, social and personal experiences.

Sincere in her desire to help others, Audrey has served as a member of multiple social cause organizations. She currently serves on the boards of an educational and mentor programming organizations in Washington, D.C.

Audrey proudly claims Oakland, CA as home, but has lived in Washington, D.C. since graduating from Howard University with a BA degree in Economics. She has also received an MBA degree from The George Washington University.