Deborah U. Johnson
Director Since 2001
Term will expire 2013
Ms. Johnson has served as a member of the Boards of Directors of Trinity and Los Alamos National Bank since 2001. She has also served as Strategic Planning Committee Chair since 2002 and is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance, and Trust Committees. Ms. Johnson served on the Trinity Compensation Committee from 2001 to 2009. Ms. Johnson was a co-owner and managing partner in Rick Johnson & Company, Inc., a communications firm based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for over 30 years. Currently, Ms. Johnson is an Executive Director of REISTER, an advertising and marketing firm headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Ms. Johnson is a New Mexico member on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Tenth District Economic Advisory Council. Very active in the business community in Albuquerque, Ms. Johnson serves as Director for the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Albuquerque Economic Development Committee (Chairman 2002 and 2003), and has served on the Boards of University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management (Chairman 1999), the New Mexico Better Business Bureau (Chairman 1999), the Central New Mexico Susan G. Komen Foundation (Chairman 2001), and the United Way Women’s Leadership Council. Ms. Johnson has a long history of commitment to the business community as well as charitable organizations in New Mexico and has served as, among other positions, a Director of the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry, Quality New Mexico and the Governor’s Business Executives for Education. Ms. Johnson is past chairman of Affiliated Advertising Agencies International, and has received numerous professional awards including “Female Executive of the Year” by the New Mexico Chapter, National Association of Female Executives; “Top 100 Power Broker” by New Mexico Business Weekly; “Woman on the Move,” 1996 and “New Mexico of Vision,” 2004, by the YWCA; “Top 25 Women Business Owners” by New Mexico Woman Magazine; “Maxie Anderson Small Business Award” by the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, 1999; and The “ZIA” Achievement Award from the University of New Mexico. The New Mexico Business Weekly named her one of the state’s ten “Most Influential Women.”
Ms. Johnson’s qualifications include extensive executive, public relations and strategic planning experience. Ms. Johnson’s skills and experience as an advertising executive aid in communications to shareholders and customers. Ms. Johnson’s clear commitment to the business and economic development in New Mexico make her knowledgeable about the Albuquerque market and the state as a whole.
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