Hello, I’m Allison Johnson.

Leadership Trainer, Speaker, Coach

Allison Johnson has an extensive national and international background in human relations and equal opportunity management consulting and training. She is the founder of the Lee Johnson Group. Growing people and building better relationships are her passion.

She has over two decades of experience working to eliminate equal opportunity biases and has represented the Department of Defense, U.S. State Department and the Department of Army on numerous occasions at home and abroad.

A few of the Countries she has consulted with include South Africa, Burundi, Canada, Japan, Romania and Russia. As president of the Lee Johnson Group, she has conducted training for over 14,000+ workshop participants in the past fifteen years, in organizations such as Bell Atlantic, Amoco, Prudential, Monsanto, Cingular, UAW-Ford, UAW-Visteon, FBI, CIA, FDIC, FRA, DOJ, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, Department of Transportation, Export-Import Bank, and the National Society for Human Resource Management. A few of the classes she has taught in the past include Leadership, Team Building, Personal Growth and Talent Development, Communications, DiSC® Behavioral Styles, Change, Attitudes, Stress and Time Management, Work Expectations, Innovation, Delegation, Planning, Coaching, Professionalism, Personal Excellence, Goal Setting, Presentation Skills, Equal Employment Opportunity and courses in Race Relations, Diversity, Prevention of Sexual Harassment, and Gender Dynamics. As a skilled “train the trainer” facilitator, she has over 680 hours in small group dynamics.

She is a former Director of International Affairs for the Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute and a former faculty member for the Anti-Defamation League’s, A World of Difference® Institute. Allison has served in two adjunct professor positions. She has taught Communications and General Studies at the University of Phoenix, “on ground” Campus in Northern Virginia and Human Relations for the Department of Psychology at the Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus.

Allison holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, a Master of Human Relations degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Arts in Religion (with honors) from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois. She holds certificates from Harvard University Division of Continuing Education professional development program for Managing Yourself and Leading Others and the University of Notre Dame, Center for Ethics and Culture, Vita Institute. Allison is a certified Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor and Investigator, former Dale Carnegie Instructor/Facilitator, and INDRA assessment trainer/facilitator (a DiSC® assessment tool which examines in-depth relationship dynamics). Allison has served Dale Carnegie® Digital as a certified Dale Carnegie Live Online facilitator. She is qualified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and holds an advanced certificate in Professional Life Coaching and Leadership Coaching with the American Association of Christian Counselors. She was recently certified as a John Maxwell Speaker, Coach, and Trainer.

Allison is often asked to speak about success, professionalism, and motivation because of her dynamic personality, high-energy training sessions, and her “never quit attitude.” She is extremely proud to have served as a Department of Defense Cadre Speaker for the Yellow Ribbon Program; a program designed to reintegrate Reserve and National Guard service members returning, in most cases, from the war.

People succeed in the soil of encouragement.

Allison Johnson

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What my clients say about me and my work.

“This was an excellent session. Presenter was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and positive. Really motivated the audience to take control of their life and follow their dreams.”

“Ms. Johnson’s energy and teaching style made this course very interesting and an enjoyable learning experience.”

“…she had very positive and nurturing feedback that can be carried to the workplace, home, and community.”

“Her coaching helped me to discover what was inside of me and caused me to pursue my dream as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor.”

What I can do for you.


The Lee Johnson Group is a cadre of professional trainers who are dynamic and experienced in the behavioral sciences.

To remain current and innovative in the field, trainers participate in continuing education opportunities, professional association meetings, and national training conferences.

Every course we design and delivery is structured using the Adult Learning Model. Our courses are interactive; discussion based, and lead to practical application in the workplace. Each training program is developed after a comprehensive needs assessment.

Sample training courses and seminars:

• Attitude & Professionalism

• DiSC

• Effective Communication

• Emotional Intelligence

• Expectations at Work

• John Maxwell Leadership Curriculum

• Leadership Development

• Master Mind Groups

• Personal and Professional Growth

• Sexual Harassment & Sexual Assault

• Stress Management

• Team Development

• Time Management


The Lee Johnson is committed to coaching people toward success in work and life.

You will have a certified John Maxwell Coach who ascribes to the highest coaching standards in the industry. We believe there are some definite guidelines on what is and is not coaching. Coaching is about many things. However, principally it is about change. It is about developing emotional intelligence and conscious awareness. In business, coaching is a leadership behavior that lies at the opposite end of the spectrum to command and control, and in effect addresses the whole person, not just ‘the role’ and business issues.

Coaching has many benefits, far too many to mention here. Each participant in the coaching alliance creates and holds the agenda, making every alliance uniquely designed to serve only the success of the participant.

The process is diverse and expansive. It can cover a breadth of issues, such as dealing with the immediate obstacles that are preventing growth, personal communication and impact as well as building the vision and plan against a life’s dream and goal.

In summary, coaching is about the marriage of a persons’ potential with performance. The context is to allow people to learn rather than teach them. We are committed to helping you discover your hidden potential and the new change you want to experience.

Life is too short to go it alone. Enlist one of our certified John Maxwell Coach today!

Contact Info:

Email: johnson@leejohnsongroup.com
Tel: (301) 396-4432

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