Dr. James A. Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
In 1988, James launched our enterprise with a vision for enhancing the image, credibility, and ethics of companies and nonprofit organizations through training and coaching. As Ethos’ founder, he is our chief transformation officer – encouraging us to dream bigger dreams and mentoring us to achieve them. James brings this same passion to our clients, skillfully blending inspiration with practical application in his work. James’ primary areas of expertise include leadership and communication.
- President of the Nebraska Independent Colleges Foundation
- Received President's Volunteer Service Award (presented by President George W. Bush)
- James enjoys spending time with his wife (Lesa), hunting, golfing, and riding motorcycles