Steve Johnson - Chairman
Mr. Johnson has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Edgewood Companies since 2008 and has been an independent Director since his election to the Board in 2007. Before joining the Board of Directors of Edgewood Companies, Mr. Johnson was the President and part owner of Berry-Hinckley Industries, Nevada’s largest independently owned petroleum product supplier and owner/operator of the Winner’s Corner convenience store chain.
Prior to Berry-Hinckley Industries, Mr. Johnson spent 20 years with Grant Thornton, an international accounting, auditing, and consulting firm. Mr. Johnson was responsible for, and the partner in charge of, the audit practice for the Reno office of Grant Thornton. His primary area of emphasis and expertise was in the hospitality and gaming industry.
Mr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nevada with a major in accounting and was licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Nevada. He is a Trustee of the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation, and a Board Member for the Douglas County Sewer Improvement District.