Rhonda Johnson currently serves as President of AT&T California. In this role she is responsible for AT&T’s government affairs, public policy, philanthropic, and social engagement initiatives in California. Johnson leads the company’s state workforce, including more than 33,000 employees and nearly 50,000 retirees.
Johnson has worked for AT&T and its predecessor companies for over 30 years. She served as AT&T’s Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs in California since 2007 and nationally since 2013. In that post, she has managed the company’s policy and regulatory issues before the California Public Utilities Commission in addition to overseeing AT&T’s state level regulatory teams across the country.
Johnson was raised on a family farm near Sycamore and graduated from Sycamore High School as class salutatorian in 1978. She attended the University of Illinois and graduated with highest honors with a degree in Finance.
Johnson has been selected for several years as one of San Francisco BusinessTimes’ “Most Influential Women in Business.” She serves on the boards of the California Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Council, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and the California Foundation on the Environment and the Economy.