Bill Johnson was formerly the Chairman, President and CEO of SEMCO Energy, and brings more than 25 years of experience of business leadership, particularly in the energy industry, to Charter.
Prior to joining SEMCO Energy, Bill worked as CEO of Northern Pipeline from 1994-96, President and CEO of the Gas Service Company, a division of Westar Energy, from 1990-94, and Vice President of District Operations for Michigan Consolidated Gas Company during the 1980s.
Bill is currently President and CEO of the Berean Group, a business consulting firm that provides strategic planning, operations, banking & finance, and succession planning support to small- to medium-sized businesses.
He serves on the board of three additional companies. He is a member of the board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Biglari Holdings in San Antonio, Tex.; a member of the board of The Port City Group in Muskegon, Mich.; and Chairman of the Board of UPL Pipeline, LTD in Canton, Ohio. He is also a board member of The Right Place, serves on Central Michigan University’s Developmental Board; and is Vice Chair of the Fremont Area Community Foundation.