Tim Johnson is the founder and president of The TJC Group, a 28-year-old firm specializing in:

  • Public Affairs/Community Outreach/Communication/Media

  • Governmental & Regulatory Affairs/Issues Management

  • Performance Improvement/Workforce Development

  • Corporate Strategies/Planning Facilitation/Executive & Manager Searches

  • Manufacturing & Operational Excellence Consulting

  • Business Association Management

Tim has built lasting and deep relationships with decision makers at all levels of business and industry across the United States.


Tim is the leading national consultant for the creation, management, facilitation, and revitalization of industry-based Community Advisory Panels (CAPs), having created more than 30 panels in seven states
and has personally facilitated over 1,700 individual CAP meetings. The TJC Group currently manages/facilitates 20 individual CAPs. These CAPs assist more than 65 industrial plants and their management to listen more effectively to, and communicate with, the communities in which they operate.

Tim currently serves in a consulting role as the Senior Director of Governmental Relations for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and is a national spokesperson
promoting construction craft training and careers in the construction industry. Tim serves in a consulting role as the Executive Director of the Louisiana Construction Education Foundation (LCEF) and
Executive Director of the National Maritime Education Council (NMEC). In addition, The TJC Group serves as the management firm for the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA).

Tim is the host of the Louisiana Business and Industry Show – Television, a weekly statewide program that reaches an audience of over 1.5 million homes and the Louisiana Business and Industry Show – Radio which airs weekly on Saturday and Sunday mornings on Talk 107.3 FM in Baton Rouge. Both shows feature high profile business leaders; critical and real time information; as well as informative and leading-edge opinions. The goals of these two shows are to promote Louisiana business and industry; to
affect public perception and public policy; to profile business and industry leaders; and to highlight project activity, economic development, and innovation in Louisiana.

Tim’s background includes six years as a lead committee staffer for the Louisiana State Senate and five years as the Director of Business Development for the Construction and Maintenance Division of the
Shaw Group. Tim served almost seven years as the Director of Training and then Executive Director for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Pelican Chapter, leading one of the largest privately funded construction craft training centers in the United States with an enrollment of over 1,600 students per semester.


Tim and his wife reside just outside of Baton Rouge and has three children – Hillary (26), Peyton (24), and Nicholas (22). He enjoys spending time with his family, LSU athletics, reading political and historical biographies, and running. He sings tenor in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church choir.



  • CAP Creation, Management, Facilitation & Revitalization

  • Public Affairs

  • Governmental Relations

  • Association Management

  • Performance Improvement

  • Media



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