• Owner / Consultant, Johnna Phillips Consulting
  • Director of Marketing and Communications, Equitable Food Initiative
  • Brand Strategist / Capacity Development Officer, UNFCCC 
  • Head of Market Development, Fairtrade International
  • Marketing Specialist III, Public Health Institute
  • German Chancellor Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Corporate Events Director, American Heart Association - Sacramento chapter
  • Assistant Marketing Manager, Java City Corporate Office



  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration / Marketing - California State University, Sacramento CA  (Cum Laude)
  • Associate of Applied Science, Marketing Management - South Plains College, Levelland TX  (Dean's List)


training / Certifications

  • Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration: Strategies, Design Principles, and Best Practices
  • Designing Learning Certificate
  • Learning Transfer Certificate
  • Prince2 Practitioner Certificate
  • LEAN-based Efficiency and Effectiveness Workout Trainer
  • UN Supervisory Skills
  • UN Management Development Program
  • Social Marketing University
  • Communication Skill Building
  • Storytelling: Tapping the Power of Narrative


community involvement

  • Carmichael Improvement District: Board of Directors
  • Alzheimer's Association, Sacramento Chapter Volunteer