Mr. Johnson has been President of MidAmerica Capital Partners LLC a family office since 1999 and in 2015 joined Carpenter & Company an Irvine-based investment banking and consulting firm, which has served the community banking industry for over 35 years as a managing director.
Prior to joining Carpenter & Company Mr. Johnson served as Chairman of the Board of American Security bank for eleven years and also served as the CEO of the bank from 2012 until its sale in 2014. He also was Chairman, President and CEO of the banks holding company, America Bancshares, Inc.
Mr. Johnson has also served as the Chairman of the Board of Redwood Empire Bancorp, a Santa Rosa, California based financial institution. Prior to that he was the Chief Financial Officer of two community banking organizations in the Midwest ranging in size from two hundred million in assets to three billion in assets.
Mr. Johnson is a CPA and spent eight years in public accounting with McGladrey and Deloitte focusing on community banks in a consulting and assurance capacity.
Mr. Johnson is a member of the Bank’s Enterprise Risk and Compliance Management, Human Resources and Compensation and Asset Liability and Information Technology Management Committees.
He is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and resides in Irvine.