Thomas L. Johnson is the Executive Vice President of the Associated General Contractors of Texas. At the direction of the Board of Directors, he manages the day-to-day operations of the association. The association represents highway-heavy contractors and related industries in Texas. The membership traditionally builds over 85% of the highways in Texas. The association works with agencies such as the Texas Department of Transportation, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, cities, counties, and legislators on both the state and national levels, as well as the Executive Branches of Government on both the state and national levels.
He earned his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University in 1959 and served in the United States Army achieving the rank of First Lieutenant.
Previously, he served on bank boards, the Chamber of Commerce, associations, and other civic boards. Named one of “America’s Top 100 Private Sector Transportation Design and Construction Professionals of the 20th Century” by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association.
Served on the National Park Foundation Board, appointed by Secretary of the Department of Interior Gale Norton, and on the Texas Transportation Institute Advisory Council.
Inducted into the Texas Transportation Institute Hall of Honor in 2006.
Received Russell Perry award from the Texas Department of Transportation in 2007.
Served on the Texas Department of Transportation 2030 Committee.
Serves on the General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum Board of Directors.