Diane Johnson

Diane Johnson

Diane Johnson

CEO & Founder | Mmapeu Management Consulting

Mmapeu “Woman Who Carries Ideas” Management Consulting 

Dr. Johnson is CEO and Founder of Mmapeu Management Consulting, a national consulting firm committed to aligning mission, vision and values for social enterprises, philanthropic institutions, the social sector, triple bottom-line businesses, B Corps and tech companies. She is particularly interested in and committed to creating dynamic, sustainable and equitable models of market and community benefits. Since 1992, Dr. Johnson has consulted, facilitated and trained on strategic development; cultural capacity, diversity, inclusion and equity; organizational development, institutional capacity building, leadership development, collaboration and community engagement, program design, program evaluation and leadership development for almost 10,000 organizations and individuals.

Clients have included the Kresge Foundation, the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the Social Venture Network, SOCAP, Opportunity Collaboration, Habitat for Humanity International, NeighborWorks America and HUD, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Episcopal Impact Fund and the C.S. Mott Foundation. She has been fortunate enough to work in South Africa, Mexico, Zambia and Zimbawbwe. Diane received her doctorate in Interdisciplinary Studies (sociology, organizational behavior, management and non-profit studies) from Tufts University. Her dissertation focused on cross-sectoral leadership and collaboration between the business, government, social and community sectors. Dr. Johnson is also an ordained minister in the progressive Christian denomination of the United Church of Christ, focusing on the intersection of spirituality, social change and equity. She received her Masters in Divinity from the Pacific School of Religion at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA.