Director of Information Technology
Brian Johnson, Director of Information Technology, brings over 20 years of IT background and experience to DMA. Brian has a strong track record of finding the best technology solutions to elevate efficiencies, control IT costs and mitigate risks and downtime for clients. Upon joining DMA in 2017, Brian treated DMA as he would any other client, leading the IT department in a major overhaul of DMA’s system to enable next generation networking, next generation wireless capability while also upgrading DMA’s core server infrastructure.
Brian’s career began 21 years ago when he took a part-time job as a Systems Administrator for a small property management firm in St. Louis. There he learned a wide range of management skills in addition to his technology duties. What sets Brian apart from his peers in workplace Information Technology is his ability to make complex IT problems seem easy to comprehend, diagnose and remedy.
“Our job is to deliver technology solutions to our customers that enable them to improve their businesses and by direct extension of our business. Technology solutions can also enable good employees to become great employees, a simple rule that works for our clients and for our own firm. I am successful when our customers and our employees are successful.”
Today’s solutions and data needs are complex. From the end user experience to the infrastructure necessary to accomplish the task, Brian brings a vast playbook of experience and knowledge to DMA clients.
When he is not at DMA leading our IT team, Brian enjoys photographing the City, playing Xbox and other games with his kids, and spending time with his wife Michelle. Brian lives on The Hill in St. Louis and is a strong advocate for the City, its neighborhoods, and its people.