Dave W. Johnson

Dave W. Johnson

Co-founder and Managing Director at Horizon Capital Partners LLC

David W. Johnson has served as a Director since January 2017. Mr. Johnson has served as co-founder and managing director at Horizon Capital Partners LLC since September 2021. Before this, he served as president and chief executive officer of Aimbridge Hospitality (“Aimbridge”) from April 2003 to September 2021 and oversaw the management of Aimbridge’s portfolio of over 1600 hotels having approximately $10 billion in annual revenue and over 65,000 employees. Mr. Johnson held senior management positions at Wyndham International, including as president of Wyndham Hotels, overseeing approximately 15,000 employees, with $3 billion in annual revenue. He helped Wyndham grow from 10 hotels to over 500 hotels during his tenure. Currently, Mr. Johnson serves on the owners' board of the Dallas Stars NHL Franchise. Additionally, he serves as chairman of the board and a member of the audit committee for Sonida Senior Living. Mr. Johnson previously served on several boards of directors, including Strategic Hotel (NYSE: BEE), where he was also a member of its audit committee and corporate governance committee from 2012 to 2016. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Johnson served as a director of Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE: GET). He also serves on several nonprofit boards, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Plano YMCA. He was recognized as a finalist for the Ernst & Young 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year. Mr. Johnson received his undergraduate degree in business economics, with highest honors, from Northeastern Illinois University.

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