Orlando Johnson was tapped by Flagler County NAACP president Linda Sharpe Matthews in 2013 to serve as the branch’s Economic Development chair.
In the role, Johnson conducts economic development workshops and introduces African American entrepreneurs to the community.
During his tenure with the branch, he has introduced dozens of Flagler County African American entrepreneurs to the community, including owners of One Pharmacy; Livingston & Sword, P.A.; The Holley Group; AM-PM Business Solutions (tax preparation); TCC Dry Cleaners; Purple Orchid Home Care Services; and Tranquility Senior Care; among others.
Johnson and his wife, Angela, relocated in 1991 from New York to Palm Coast, where their three children were raised.
Since it’s important for Johnson to give back to the community, he’s a contributing finance writer for “The Scribe” newsletter, published by the African American Cultural Society.