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- Meet The Team

/Meet The Team!
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32 Yrs.
Chloe Johnson - CEcD, PCED, CPC
Chloe Johnson - CEcD, PCED, CPCFounder & CEO
More about Chloe…
Chloe R. Johnson is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) and a Professional Community and Economic Developer (PCED) with experience in management of local chambers of commerce, statewide industrial development programs, and small business. She maintains memberships in the International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Texas Economic Development Council and the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Chloe is also a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and is a member of the Texas Association of Personnel Consultants.

Mrs. Johnson has been Executive Director for the Chambers of Commerce in the Texas cities of Quitman, Waxahachie and Grand Prairie and has served as a consultant in the Industrial Locations Division of the Texas Economic Development Commission, now known as The Governor’s Office, Economic Development and Tourism. She has assisted prospects in locating suitable sites and has coordinated start-up training for employees and trained community leaders to serve on economic development sales teams.
Currently she works with community leaders in building consensus through the use of Johnson & Associates Team Talk program. In addition, she conducts executive searches for cities, counties, ports, associations, convention and visitor’s bureaus, law enforcement, electric cooperatives, chambers of commerce and economic development organizations.

Ms. Johnson has taught at both the Economic Development Course through Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service and the Community Development Institute at the University of Central Arkansas and Lone Star College.

Ms. Johnson is a graduate of Leadership Texas.

Our Associates

28 Yrs.
Melissa Woodall - CMSM
Melissa Woodall - CMSMSenior Vice President
Melissa joined the J&A team in 2013 after spending twenty-three years working in economic and community development in the states of Texas and Arizona. Having worked in communities with populations ranging in size from 3,500 to over 500,000 provided her with an extensive depth of experience and knowledge…
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25 Yrs.
Steve Vassallo - CEcD, EDFP
Steve Vassallo - CEcD, EDFPEconomic Development Specialist
Steve’s niche is assisting communities in the 10,000 to 50,000 population range. If your community falls within this category and if your economy has either been growing slowly; stagnant; or even declining, Steve Vassallo CEcD/EDFP, J&A Associate, is someone you probably need to contact…
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25 Yrs.
Ted Szaniawski - Founder
Ted Szaniawski - FounderHRGroup, LLC
HRGroup, LLC – “The Workforce Catalyst” – is a Tempe, Arizona-based human resources/management consulting firm operating since 1996. HRGroup works with organizations to increase performance and financial success by managing their workforce more effectively. The company focuses on talent management…
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Johnson & Associates

As you can see from our client list, we specialize in community economic development and municipal government placements. During her long and successful career, Chloe Johnson, CEcD, PCED, CPC, has used her strong organization, communication and people skills to guide organizations. This hands-on insight gives her an advantage of recognizing those same abilities in your candidates. She has been conducting executive searches since 1986.

Searches have been conducted for organizations in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wyoming and Texas. Through our membership in the International Economic Development Council, the Southern Economic Development Council, the Texas Economic Development Council, Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives and our extensive network of professionals, we contact candidates throughout the United States and inform them of the opportunity with the Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation.

Johnson & Associates does what we say we’ll do. Our behavioral practices are above reproach, we are highly ethical, and we expect our clients to hold us accountable.

A satisfied client is paramount to our success.

Our Clients

Mission Statement

Johnson & Associates’ mission is to deliver the best in Executive Recruiting. Our Team Talk and other communication programs assist teams in achieving their goals. Our Associates provide Community Economic Development counseling and direction at affordable rates.

Our Pledge & Promise

Our pledge is to remain the most professional and ethical Executive Recruiter and Community Economic Development firm in the United States today. We will never vary from our pledge to provide exceptional service for the communities we serve.