President & CEO, Vickrey & Associates, Inc.
Brenda Vickrey Johnson has over 26 years of experience with Vickrey & Associates, Inc. and has been President and CEO of the leading civil engineering firm since 1993. With more than 30 years of financial, project management and marketing experience in the engineering and banking industries she also has considerable experience in the utilization of public/private initiatives to achieve common goals and objectives. Brenda chaired The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Public Affairs Council in 2004 and was a Chamber Vice Chair in 2005, Chair-Elect in 2006, and served on the San Antonio Mobility Coalition Executive Committee, the State Board of the Texas Council of Engineering Companies and the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation Board. She is the 2003 Past President of Commercial Real Estate Women CREW - San Antonio. She is the 2001 recipient of the prestigious Eva Rosow Award of Excellence and the 2002 San Antonio Business Journal Women’s Leadership Award. Brenda was the 2007 Chairman of the Board of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. She was the second woman to be elected as Chair of the Board in the Chamber’s 112 year history.
She currently serves on the Board & Executive Committee of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Joint City/County Citizen Bond Oversight Committee, the Clean Technology Forum for the City of San Antonio, and as Mayor Phil Harberger’s appointee to the P-16 Education Council.
Vickrey & Associates, Inc. was named as one of the top ten Best Places to work by the San Antonio Business Journal two years in a row. The firm also was the proud recipient of the 2005, 2006 and 2008 Engineering Excellence Awards for its work along the historic San Antonio River, and for its innovative civil design services provided on the Stone Oak Temple site in Bexar County, and for the coordination of the high-security site design of the FBI Southern Division Headquarters. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
Brenda is married to Jerry Johnson, Jr. who is a Manager at Union Standard Insurance Company. They have three children, Jerry Johnson III, Jordan Johnson, and Brianna Johnson. Jordan Johnson attends Texas State University.