Bob Johnson was elected to the Lodi City Council in November of 2004 and has previously served as Mayor three times since. Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Johnson has a BA degree in Journalism from St. Bonaventure University.
He served for several years in the United States Marine Corps attaining the rank of Captain and is also a Vietnam veteran. Following his military service, Mr. Johnson was employed for more than 20 years in the financial industry in a variety of marketing and management positions in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Most recently, he has been a self-employed real estate appraiser in the Central Valley. Since moving to Lodi, Mr. Johnson has been an active volunteer in the community. He has served as President of the Lodi District Chamber of Commerce and has been a Parks and Recreation Commissioner for 16 years.Now that he has retired, he devotes the majority of his free time to Council-related activities.