Michelle K. Johnston

Michelle K. Johnston
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Dr. Michelle K. Johnston is a management professor, executive coach, and leadership expert who serves as the Gaston Chair of Business at Loyola University New Orleans.

Michelle’s first book, The Seismic Shift in Leadership, is an Amazon bestseller and details the need for leaders to shift from a command and control leadership style to one that focuses on connection. Why? Because Connection Drives Results.

She was recently named one of the most influential New Orleanians, a top 500 business leader, and a Woman of the Year by CityBusiness.

Michelle is a celebrated keynote speaker presenting at conferences and events nationwide. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from Louisiana State University and was named to the prestigious 100 Coaches group, which consists of the top executive coaches worldwide.

She lives in her beloved city of New Orleans, Louisiana, with her daughter, Elizabeth.