Robert M. Johnson

The Founder and President of The Johnson Group is a producer and director, as well as Angel investor, with over 30 years experience in broadcasting, event production, and communications. One of Mr. Johnson's first productions, "Proudly They Came," was chosen as a Fourth of July special by both ABC and NBC. Later, he produced "The Great Family Awards," a television special hosted by Nancy Reagan and featuring Willard Scott.

Two recent projects, "Living with Hope," a broadcast documentary about teens with HIV/AIDS, and "SAFE!," an educational video about the problem of domestic violence, have won CINE Golden Eagle awards for excellence. The Johnson Group was also recognized with a 2000 Silver Catalyst Award for video excellence and innovation. Other projects have earned Mr. Johnson the Washington D.C. Emmy Award, Chris Film Award, and the San Francisco Film Festival Award. His film for the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, "A Gift of Time," is featured in the Walt Disney educational film library. Recent productions include a series of TV spots for the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in New York, and another series of PSAs commemorating the Smithsonian's 150th Anniversary.

He also served as Executive Producer of “Paper Clips,” a documentary that has won 14 major awards including an Emmy nomination, was featured on HBO, and “Bedford, The Town They Left Behind,” which aired on the Halogen Network, and Blue Ridge PBS in honor of D-Day.