Philip C. Johnson
CHS Class of 1958
CHS ’58 Science Club, Talent Show, Football (2,3,4) Conference All-Star Team, State Class “D” All-Star Team, Recipient of the Knightly Football Award, Senior team was undefeated, Lowell Suburban Conference Champion & Class “D” State Champion.
Lynchburg, VA General Electric Company Mobile Radio Division (Sales, Area Sales Manager, Division Manager of Indirect Sales, Management Level 15 & member of the GE Elfun Society-Top 4% of the total management of General Electric); GE partnered with Telecom provider, LM Ericsson, promoted to Manager of Indirect Sales for the Far East, Pacific Rim & Latin America; Charlotte, NC Glenayre Technology Vice- President of After Market Services; Orvis Fly Fishing Outfitter Part-time Guide, Teacher (Fly Fishing)
Habitat for Humanity (Lynchburg, VA, Mooresville, NC & Petersburg, VA, Lead Board Member-Development of business plans for “Re-Store” in Tri-Cities (Petersburg, VA), Worked on 5 International Village Projects in Guatemala & El Salvador; Recipient of “The Golden Hammer Award” for outstanding leadership during the building of homes in the Tri-Cities area; Project Healing Water Fly Fishing, Fly Fishers of Virginia (Education of Fly Fishing skills), Fly Fishers of Virginia appointed to run Project Healing Water at Hunter McGuire Virginia Medical Center in Richmond, VA (Project developed to work with recovering warriors and disabled veterans) Phil was a program leader responsible for developing fly tying, casting sessions and outings. Developed into 100 clubs across the US, Canada and Western Europe, Appointed to be Regional Coordinator for Virginia & West Virginia; Recipient of The National Award for Excellence from the founder of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing
“This is by far the most rewarding community involvement I have ever been associated with. To be able to work with really great people who have given so much to our country and see them heal is truly a joy” Phil Johnson speaking about Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing