Lighthouse Works, an organization that provides competitive job opportunities for blind and visually impaired adults, recently added Dave Johnson to its Board of Directors. Currently serving as business development manager for Thomson Reuters, Johnson has nearly 20 years of consulting experience in the enterprise software solutions industry.
“Serving as a board member for Lighthouse Works is a true honor and privilege,” said Dave Johnson. “It provides a unique opportunity to not only give back to an often-overlooked community, but also to merge my business experience with Lighthouse Works’ mission to lift up, empower and employ the visually impaired.”
“Dave’s leadership and business experience will bring valuable insights to our board that will help drive our mission for Lighthouse Works,” said Kyle Johnson, president and CEO of Lighthouse Central Florida and Lighthouse Works. “With his guidance, connections and expertise, we will continue to provide essential work for people living with visual impairments and blindness.”
Johnson is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in business management. He resides in Maitland with his wife, Mari, and two sons.
Lighthouse Works is the social enterprise of nonprofit Lighthouse Central Florida, which provides education, independent life skills, and job readiness training and coaching to people living with vision impairment or blindness and their families. Celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, Lighthouse is the only nonprofit provider of life-changing vision rehabilitation services in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. Through Lighthouse Works, the nonprofit provides job training, employment and career opportunities for the advancement of people who are visually impaired.