F. A. Johnson, II, Esq. has twenty-four years experience in planning, financing, construction and management of large-scale commercial and economic development projects. Fred frequently speaks at the national and state level on development related topics for organizations such as the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), National League of Cities (NLC), National Association of Real Estate Brokers, and Auburn University Economic & Community Development Institute. He has firsthand experience handling land acquisition, zoning, demolition, and coordination of consultant activities.
He is an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at Benedict College (edvance360.com/eportfolio/benedictcollege/fajohnson/) and the author, of the book Vision To Fulfillment: The Non-Profit Developer’s Training Manual (Authorhouse 2008), a capacity building resource for Public Private Partnerships. The Book is available online at: search.barnesandnoble.com/Vision-To-Fulfillment/Esq-FA-Johnson-Ii/e/9781434356567
He was recognized by The State Newspaper in 2004 as one of the top 20 business leaders under 40 in the Midlands and was selected by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce as the 2006 Small Business Person of the Year. As an independent Licensee of Thrifty Car Rental, Fred was the first major minority concessionaire at the Augusta Regional Airport.