Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. John Johnson

John Johnson




1990 - 1993                   Northern Illinois University             DeKalb, IL

Bachelors of Science Mechanical Engineering

1988 – 1990                     Truman State University                     Kirksville, MO


Professional experience

Fall 2012 – Present       Dutch Fork High and CATE Center         Irmo, SC

Networking / Engineering Teacher

Taught Computer Networking and Digital Electronics

Fall 2007 – June 2012       Airport High School                         West Columbia, SC

Science / Engineering Teacher

Taught Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, and Civil Engineering


Fall 2006 – June 2007     Irmo High School                                 Irmo, SC

Part-Time Science Teacher

Taught Physical Science and Physics on “A” days.

1995 – April 2006           Horizon Investments, LLC              Columbia, SC

Chief Investment Officer

§  Entrepreneured Horizon Investments, LLC, an independent, fee-based investment advisory firm.

§  Designed mathematical trading systems utilizing numerical methods from engineering training.

§  Provided oversight and executive decision authority to more than ten portfolios encompassing over $250 Million.

§  Sold majority interest in Horizon Investments, LLC in April 2006.


1993 – 2000                     Radco Industries, Inc.                         Columbia, SC

Fluid Specialist Engineer

     Provided technical and sales support in the area of heat transfer to many manufacturing companies. Gained expertise in many production and manufacturing processes. Consulted on the production of products such as formaldehyde, oriented strand board, vinyl siding, PVC pipe, aluminum die castings, polyester fiber, benzoic acid, etc…

Interests and Activities

Married to Bethanie Johnson for 20 years. Father of four: Abigail, Michaela, Lydia, and Seth.

Faithful member of Three Rivers Baptist church.

A volunteer for Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Head baseball coach at Airport High School for four seasons, 2008 – 2011.