Brent B. Johnson
Brent Johnson is Owner and President of three active real estate and construction firms. Ringland-Johnson Construction is a commercial General Contractor, specializing in Design-Build and Construction Management in the Central U.S. RJC also offers design services through its affiliate company, RinglandJohnson +design, Inc. In addition, complete land development services are offered through Genesis Land Development & Brokerage, LLC.
Brent graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Civil and Construction Engineering in 1983. He then worked for President Ronald Reagan in The White House as an Advanceman. He also worked at the U.S. Department of Treasury as Assistant to Assistant Secretary for Administration.
Brent serves on the following boards of directors: University of Illinois College of Medicine-Deans Council, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center Foundation, Northern Illinois Building Contractors Association (NIBCA), Northern Illinois Annuity Fund, Young Presidents’ Organization “YPO”, and the Boy Scouts of America. Formerly, he served on the Tau Kappa Epsilon “TKE” Educational Foundation, Y.M.C.A., U.S. Bank, United Way, Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce boards.
He is active in the Kids Around the World organization, and has traveled to India and Honduras building playgrounds for the underprivileged.
He recently served as a Member on the YPO International Board of Directors, the RMD Waiver committee and on its Leadership Committee. He represents the Central U.S. Region. He is immediate Past Chapter Chair of the Chicago-Windy City Chapter, and was Faculty Host for the Argentina University. He Chaired the Inside Washington Seminar the past two years. Brent is a member of two YPOI Networks: Real Estate and Construction and is chairing a third – Western Diplomacy and Public Policy Network.
Brent has served as Project Executive on numerous projects ranging from $10 million to $135 million. Previously, he served as Project Manager with Turner Construction Company in the Washington, DC office where he personally oversaw projects for AT&T and the U.S. Government.