Rev. Marc Johnson is a native of Albany, NY born and raised in the South End neighborhood of Albany. He has returned back to Albany to his original home church (now named, Greater St. Johns COGIC) where he is an serves as an Associate Pastor and Church Administrator under his father, Supt. McKinley B. Johnson, Sr. as the Sr. Pastor. Rev.
Marc is a part of the forth generation of ministers in his family. He is a husband, father, a son, a brother and a friend to many.
Currently, he also holds the position as a Grants/Contract Officer of St. Johns Community Development Corporation. He is also the prime partner of Catogenic Resources, Iniatives and Strategies, Inc. (Nashville, TN). In other previous positions he has served as a Grants and Contract officer for Georgia State University, Multi-Cultural Director of Broome County School Districts and a NYS Commission on Corrections Investigator and many other key positions in other corporations.
Civically and sociably he is a current member of the Capital District Urban League, NAACP, the Albany African American Clergy United for Empowerment, One Hundred Black Men Chapter in Albany. A former President of Broome County Chapter of NAACP; Board member of Police/Community Board; Board member of United Way; YMCA; City Board of Community Development; Citizen Action Committee; Mayor Advisory Board of the City of Binghamton.
Rev. Johnson holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from United Christian College, Greensboro, North Carolina, and a Pastoral Counseling certification from Union Theological Seminary, Manhattan, New York and a Paralegal Degree from Westchester School of Albany, New York.
He specializes in consulting non-profit and community based organizations, religious institutions and small businesses in the areas of: team building, leadership/staff development, business marketing and development strategies; grant writing and research and diversity/sensitivity training workshops.