CEO, The Truth Group
Stephanie D. Neal-Johnson is an accomplished senior executive with sharp business acumen and vast knowledge of public policy. Backed by over 20 years of success in the development, restructuring, and negotiation of business ventures in academics, government, civil rights, public, not-for-profit and faith sectors. She has proven success in risk reduction, policy and program development, solving complex business issues, and regulatory compliance that she has shared with non-profit and faith-based organizations to reorganize, support and retool.
She has served on several Boards and Committees to support community fundraising, endowment growth, expansion strategies, and recruitment initiatives.
Throughout her career, practicing law, ministry and in academia, she has developed and participated in programs designed to improve reputation, service, and engagement with leaders and the community and the constituents and students served by them. She has served two gubernatorial administrations as a highly ranked state government official, where she oversaw the daily operations of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the agency that is responsible for issues related to workforce development, labor relations, worker safety, and jobless benefits. Prior to that, Stephanie served in a series of positions with increasing levels of responsibility at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, including Assistant Secretary/Chief of Staff and Undersecretary and Interim Chief of Civil Rights. In the latter position, she was credited with reorganizing the Diversity and Civil Rights Department and leading it to a national leadership position among transportation departments.
She accepted her call to the ministry nearly 20 years ago, understanding that her work centered around “ministry without walls” a ministry calling her to service wherever she may be. Among her many pursuits and passions is that of Women’s Ministry inside and outside of the church. She is currently the pastor of OneLove Christian Ministry.
Stephanie is a graduate of Columbia University in the City of New York, Boston University School of Law and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.
Stephanie attributes her success to God’s favor and to her strong home base. She has been married to Frederich L. Johnson for nearly 27 years. She has two wonderful and productive sons holding their positions as honor students; Jabari, a rising Junior at Syracuse University and Jonah, a Swarthmore-bound recent graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy.