Judy Johnson, Greater MSP
Cindy Leines, Host

Judy Johnson is the Senior Director of Investor Relations at Greater MSP Minneapolis St Paul Regional Economic Development. She is responsible for the recruitment and retention of GREATER MSP Investors and planning and executing annual fundraising initiatives. 

Judy is a Plymouth City Council member, has previously served as Plymouth’s Mayor, and is a past president of the League of Minnesota Cities (LMC). Judy received the 2015 LMC C.C. Ludwig Award, considered to be the League’s highest honor for elected officials. Recipients are chosen for their vision, statesmanship, and unwavering commitment to the public good. The award was given out at the League’s Annual Conference in Duluth in celebration of outstanding service. She currently serves on the Metro Cities Board of Directors, is a member of the Economic Development Association of Minnesota (EDAM) Government Relations Committee and serves on the Super Bowl LII Bold North Huts Committee.

Prior to joining GREATER MSP, Judy served as the Director of Government Affairs for the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce and, before undertaking that role, was TwinWest’s Director of Community Relations leading its economic development and workforce initiatives. Judy attended the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and earned a bachelor’s degree from Metropolitan State University, with an emphasis on communications and public relations.