Josh Johnson

Vice President, Strategic Accounts


Josh Johnson brings more than two decades of public and private leadership and expertise to industry, state and local governments, nonprofits and foundations. His work spans the defense industrial base, social impact financing, economic development, transatlantic issues, acquisition and growth strategies, coalition development, and energy development and procurement. He currently leads two coalitions focusing on state and local efforts to strengthen their defense industrial base, with options to improve NATO member defense readiness and spending.

Before joining LSI, Josh worked for the U.S. Congress, serving in senior level positions in the House and Senate, including staff director of a House subcommittee. During his tenure, he helped negotiate and move more than 110 project and program authorizations that became public law. He was also directly involved in organizing more than 140 legislative and oversight hearings. Josh has a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and a master’s in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College.