April, 2020. Martin W Johnson is a Managing Director at Peakstone Group where he is responsible for transaction origination and execution.
Martin is a leader in Central Louisiana. A long-time member of the banking community, Martin served in every position from teller to President. As Regions Bank President of Central Louisiana, he was responsible for not only the consumer and commercial divisions of the bank, but he was also the market leader for Regions Mortgage, Regions Insurance, and Morgan Keegan Investment Banking, a subsidiary of Regions Bank.
Martin was with Regions Bank for 4 years. Prior to Regions, he was a Senior Vice President with Capital One Bank, which acquired Hibernia Bank in 2005. Mr. Johnson was with Hibernia/Capital One for 20 years. Since 2012, he has been involved in international trade and finance in China and Tanzania. In addition, Martin has done mission work in Haiti with the National Baptist Convention of America. He recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program.
Martin has served as Chairman of the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, the England Authority dba Alexandria International Airport, the Central Louisiana Community Foundation, the Central Louisiana Business League, and the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as Secretary/Treasurer of the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Foundation Board and as a board member on the State of Louisiana Commerce and Industry Board, CHRISTUS Health Central Louisiana, and the Louisiana State University of Alexandria Foundation.
Since February 2009, Martin has served as the Chief Financial Advisor of the Louisiana Home and Foreign Missions Baptist State Convention. He currently serves as a board member for the Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project, CHRISTUS Health Louisiana and The Southern University System Foundation. He is the National Baptist Convention of America Chairman of the Commission on Community and Economic Development and serves as a Deacon at St. Matthew Baptist Church. Martin lives in Alexandria, Louisiana with his wife and daughters.
Peakstone is a leading investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital raising for middle market clients. The team is comprised of senior investment banking professionals who have decades of experience and have executed hundreds of transactions totaling billions of dollars. For additional information, visit www.peakstone.com.