Brian Johnson leverages his 37 years of experience at Michels Corporation to guide the long-term growth and succession plans for the family owned and operated company in his current role as Senior Executive Advisor.

From 1996 to 2017, Johnson served as Executive Vice President, working directly with the Michels family to lead operations and management of Michels Corporation and its subsidiary companies. Throughout his career, Johnson has been intrinsically involved in Michels’ financial operations. He joined the company in 1981 at Credit Manager and was promoted to Vice President of Finance from 1987 to 1996.

Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and completed graduate coursework at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

An avid aviation enthusiast and pilot, Johnson and his wife, Kristin, enjoy traveling and spending time with their children and grandson, Quinn.