“50 Most Influential People In Columbia” List Includes Two NP Strategy Team Members

January 9, 2020

Not one but two NP Strategy team members have been named among the “50 Most Influential People In Columbia” by Columbia Business Monthly.

Leighton Lord and Sam Johnson were both chosen as “a result of staff research and community nominations”, according to CBM.

Lord is the chairman of Nexsen Pruet, LLC and Managing Director of NP Strategy, LLC.

The article highlights Lord’s career saying in part: “Lord has served a host of community organizations and currently chairs the Heathwood Hall Foundation and is a director of the Belle Baruch Foundation. He is a Liberty Fellow, a Riley Diversity Fellow, and a member of and a moderator for the Aspen Global Leadership Network.”

The other team member named is Sam Johnson who serves as a Project Consultant at NPS.

“Johnson has developed a reputation for helping clients deliver beneficial economic development projects to the Columbia region and working to help fix tough issues for the client,” the article says.

It goes on to say “Johnson is deeply committed to Columbia. He currently serves on the boards of Harvest Hope Food Bank, the Capital City Club Board of Governors’ Executive Committee, the Nickelodeon Theatre, South Carolina PASOs, the Chair of S.C. Afterschool Alliance, My Carolina (UofSC) Alumni Association Board of Governors, the Talented Tenth, and S.C. State Museum Board.”

NPS is proud that both of these men’s hard work, talents, skills, and values were recognized.

Job well done!

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