Who’s Who Publishing Company, the nation’s largest annual directory publisher focusing on the African-American market, proudly introduces Stacii Jae Johnson as the new Associate Publisher for the 15th edition of Who’s Who In Black Atlanta®.
Who’s Who celebrates achievement in more than 25 markets including Columbus, Washington, D.C., Detroit, Kansas City, Houston, Chicago and more. Who’s Who is dedicated to documenting the significant accomplishments and outstanding achievements of individuals in the various communities it serves.
Johnson is a well known political and entertainment influencer. She is an accomplished business strategist, program developer, fundraiser, and professional actor with more than 15 years of experience.
Known as the “social secretary of the south,” Johnson was a top advisor and member of Mayor Kasim Reed’s executive leadership team for 3+ years. On behalf of the Mayor, she served as a representative and speaker on various panels relating to the City of Atlanta and the importance of the film/television, fashion, and music industries to the city’s urban community and economy.
Johnson says: “Atlanta is known throughout the world for its opportunity and its people. It is a place where Black “folks” get the chance to build their lives BIG. As associate publisher of the 15th edition of Who’s Who In Black Atlanta, I am committed to highlighting the BEST of the BEST in Atlanta; Those people who have built their lives BIG in various industries, spanning from the arts, sports, entertainment, politics, corporate, government and entrepreneurship.
This edition will also highlight those emerging leaders who are essential to Atlanta’s continued growth. I am honored to partner with Real Times Media and Who’s Who to produce a publication celebrating the achievements of black people in Atlanta.”
Prior to working in Mayor Reed’s administration, Johnson was one of the leading fundraisers during his campaign for mayor of Atlanta. She served on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 regional finance committee while also working closely with team Hillary on the development of an overall strategy for building, maintaining, and mobilizing support within the young professional and female demographic.
She successfully recruited hundreds of young professionals to actively join, participate, and donate financially to support the election of Hillary Clinton for President through founding the group “Young Professionals in Atlanta for Hillary” and co-founding “Generation C.” She led fundraising efforts for both organizations in Atlanta and California. Most recently, Johnson served as a fundraiser and Obama Victory trustee in support of the reelection of President Barack Obama.
Carter D. Womack, Chief Operating Officer of Who’s Who Publishing notes, “Johnson’s remarkable ability to build relationships and her desire to acknowledge individuals that are impacting the community are in alignment with Who’s Who company goals and objectives and we are pleased to have her join our team as the new associate publisher.”
Founded in 1989, Who’s Who Publishing is a subsidiary of Real Times Media, a leading source of African-American related news, entertainment and lifestyle information. Atlanta Daily World is an affiliate of Real Times Media.