Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson

CEO & General Manager, Seminole Electric Cooperative

On July 30, 2013, Lisa D. Johnson began serving as Seminole’s sixth Chief Executive Officer and General Manager.  As Seminole’s CEO, she is responsible for overall Cooperative operations.  She reports directly to Seminole’s Board of Trustees. 

Prior to joining Seminole, Johnson served as senior vice president and chief operating officer of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) in Glen Allen, Virginia.  Johnson joined ODEC in 2006 following an 11-year tenure with Mirant Corporation and Southern Company.  

Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and materials science from Duke University.  She serves as Chair of the Florida Reliability Coordinating Council, Chair of the Florida Electric Power Coordinating Group,  Director and member of the Executive Committee on the Board of the Florida Electric Cooperatives Association, Director on the Board of the Electric Power Research Institute and Chair of its Governance and Nominating Committee, is a past President of the National G&T Managers Association, Director on the Board and member of the Board Executive Committee of the SERC Reliability Corporation, and Director on the Board of AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc.   Johnson was named as one of Florida Trend Magazine’s 2019 “Most Influential Business Leaders.”  She was also named one of Virginia’s most “Influential Women” in 2012.