Gail Johnson is a nationally recognized, professional branding author, university lecturer, and keynote speaker. She is also a business partner in Your Standout Brand and owner of SBPC, LLC. With more than 30 years of professional experience working for Fortune 500/1000 companies and high-tech startups, Gail along with business partner Kelley Gerwig launched ‘Building Your Detour-Ready Career with Your Standout Brand’ workshops in an on-line format.
Your Standout Brand is also contracted by forward-thinking organizations to coach their key employees how to connect their professional value to drive strategic initiatives. While Gail has taught career management and critical thinking courses at The University of Texas at Tyler since 2005, her primary teaching interest focuses on professional branding as a career management strategy. With her energetic and engaging speaking style, Gail is an active, in-demand speaker. She has co-authored and presented numerous academic papers, as well as two career-themed books ‘A New Brand You’, a workbook designed for professional brand and career maintenance, and, !WONTUOTEG, a book that opens your eyes to clues and the personalities that can affect your professional brand and ultimately your career.
Gail lives in the great state of Texas with her husband where they enjoy the ‘lake-life’ including water-skiing, swimming, and fishing with their family and friends.