Timothy Johnson

Chief Strategy & Impact Officer


Timothy Johnson is the Chief Strategy & Impact Officer at United Way of the National Capital Area where he oversees the agency’s $3M in programmatic investments as well as helps to inform its strategic vision during its transition to following the Community Impact model. Timothy is a veteran nonprofit and public sector professional who has dedicated most of his career to the pursuit of eradicating poverty in urban settings. He has worked as Director of Income at the United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey, program officer at the Robin Hood Foundation, a New York City based philanthropy and served as the Director of Workforce Development Initiatives at the United Way of New York City where he managed the day-to-day workforce development activities of the agency, chiefly responsible for managing $30 million in workforce development initiatives. Prior to entering the nonprofit sector, he worked in public service in various at the NYC Departments of Employment and Small Business Services and Workforce Investment Board. He has extensive workforce and youth development experience as well as a broad background in program management and operations. Timothy is adept at managing relationships between internal and external stakeholders – including businesses, community-based organizations, elected officials and other agents involved in issues of economic and workforce development. Timothy is a graduate fellow of Public Private Venture’s Workforce Leaders Academy, and has also received Harlem YMCA’s National Black Achiever in Industry award and the Community Vision award from Streetwise Partners for his contributions both professionally and in his community. He holds a Bachelors of Science from North Carolina Central University and a Master’s of Science in Nonprofit Management from Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy. Mr. Johnson resides in Alexandria, VA and enjoys practicing further community service through his memberships as a proud Prince Hall Freemason, Shriner and life member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.


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