Franky Johnson

Franky Johnson

Location: Florissant, MO


Drawing upon over 30 years of experience in executive coaching, sales, sales management, people development, and global marketing that has extended to Europe, Latin America, Canada, and South America, Franky L. Johnson brings a pragmatic business perspective to leadership coaching in the workplace.

Franky’s forte is helping the leader understand the strengths and uniqueness of each team member in order to get the very best from the organization’s human capital. The measure of a good leader is their ability to crystallize a vision, rally people around that vision, and execute on it with strong team followership.

Franky has a talent for developing in leaders an awareness of issues pertaining to diversity in behavior, function, geography, and thought, as well as cultural competency. These skills become critical as organizations develop their global presence.

In addition to his experience as a coach and consultant, Franky has a strong professional background in the pharmaceutical industry. He has held positions in sales, sales management, distribution, and global marketing. He has managed a sales force successfully with emphasis on the customer and measurable outcomes. He brings experience with P&L responsibilities as well as operations to the coaching engagement.

Franky is a member of several governing boards and possesses a robust understanding of community issues. He is a published author for AHA’s member newsletter and Managing Diversity. Franky serves as VP of Fund Development for the St. Louis ALS Association. He is also a member of the St. Louis Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) and the St. Louis Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR).

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leaders in Transition
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Women & Leadership

Industry Experience

  • Agriculture
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Education
  • Electric Power & Natural Gas
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare Systems & Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Nonprofit


  • English


  • Lincoln University - BS, Agri-business
  • Lindenwood University - MBA, Marketing


  • Hogan
  • 360 Interview
  • FIRO-B
  • Voices 360
  • EQI
  • LEA

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