Jennifer M. Johnson - StudentsFirst Board of Directors
Jennifer Johnson is an executive vice president and chief operating officer for Franklin Resources, Inc. In this role, Ms. Johnson oversees Investment Management Services, the Global Transfer Agency operations, Human Resources, and Franklin’s banking subsidiaries. She also has global responsibilities for software development and infrastructure/systems support. Johnson is an officer of Franklin Resources, Inc. and serves as a director of Fiduciary Trust Company International, Franklin Capital Corporation, Franklin Templeton Bank & Trust, and additionally serves as a director for several subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc.
Ms. Johnson joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1988. She was named “E-commerce Executive of the Year” in 2002 by mutual fund industry newsletter, Fund Action.
As the mother of five children, Ms. Johnson is passionate about the need to give all boys and girls the high quality education they need to succeed academically and in life.
Ms. Johnson earned her B.A.s in economics and physical education from the University of California at Davis. She is a board member of Riva Financial Systems and Keynote Systems, Inc. She is also a trustee at Spring Uplands School and a board member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.