Nathaniel

Nathaniel "Skip" Johnson, M.B.A.

Director Federal Business Operations
US Army COL (Ret)

Nathaniel “Skip” Johnson, M.B.A., is Director of Federal Business Operations for LifeHealth. In this role, he the responsible for corporate contract compliance and day-to-day operations of LifeHealth federal programs. He is also LifeHealth’s primary point of contact for select Congressional legislative activities addressing active duty service members’ and veterans’ healthcare concerns.

Prior to his role with LifeHealth, Johnson founded management consulting firm Innovative Resources and Solutions, Inc. (IR&S). IR&S offers a range of services to military personnel, their families and veterans, as well as public, private and nonprofit organizations, such as training management, executive leader development, congressional liaison services and services related to behavioral health. Prior to his role as CEO of IR&S, he worked with a defense contracting company as a program and project manager for two years.

Johnson retired from the Army at the rank of Colonel, after serving more than 26 years. His distinguished career includes combat tours in Iraq, where he served in Operation Desert Storm (1991) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (2005-2006). He also led a Congressional delegation to Afghanistan in 2008. During his military career, Johnson served numerous command and staff positions, such as serving as a Battalion Commander of an Infantry Task Force in Iraq as well as the Army Military Aide to the Vice President of the United States.

He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, in Daytona Beach, Fla. and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Religion and Philosophy from Bishop College in Dallas, Texas. Upon graduation in 1985, he was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the Infantry, United States Army.

Johnson and his wife Vicki live in Woodbridge, V.A. and have three sons, Nathaniel III, Christian and Micah. He is a native of Greenville, S.C.

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