Jim Johnson, IOM
Jim Johnson started in August 2015 as the new President and CEO of the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce. Jim oversees the five star accredited Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce which represents 1300+ members and 800 businesses. From small business to healthcare, Lufkin is the hub for a twelve county region in the Pineywoods of East Texas. In his role, he oversees the daily operations, governmental affairs and partnerships with multiple community organizations. Johnson came from the Pearland Chamber of Commerce in Pearland, TX where he served as Vice President for since 2011. In his Vice President position, he oversaw the membership and governmental affairs programs of the organization. Prior to joining Pearland Chamber, Jim was a Senior Event Manager for Hilton Worldwide. Johnson is a 2015 graduate of Institute for Organizational Management, a graduate of Leadership Pearland and a member of the Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.) first-ever Emerging Leaders Advisory Council. He holds a B.A. in History and a minor in Political Science from Texas State University. Johnson is married to his wife Jasmine and they have one son.