Board of Directors
Courtney Johnson Rose
Courtney Johnson Rose, CEO, George E. Johnson Development, Inc.
Courtney began her career as a project management consultant at Accenture, the world’s leading consulting company. She later joined her family’s firm, GEJ Development as a real estate developer and broker. Since 2019, Courtney has served as CEO of GEJ, and under her leadership, the company has procured contracts with major institutions such as Houston Community College System, the Harris Center of Mental Health, Houston Independent School District, the City of Houston, FDIC, and others.
Courtney is also part of the Community Collective for Houston, which recently acquired The Power Center, a 110,000-square-foot multipurpose facility that includes a small business incubator, event center, urban farm, and private school.
Courtney holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, a master’s degree in community development, and a doctorate in organizational leadership. She is a certified project management professional (PMP) and a certified commercial investment member (CCIM).
She is the immediate past chair of the Texas Association of African America Chambers, a statewide network of over 25 Black chambers of commerce. Governor Greg Abbott appointed Courtney as a director of the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC). She also serves as a board member and past real estate committee chair of the Greater Houston Partnership. Since 2008, Courtney has served as a faculty member at Prairie View A&M University.
Several organizations and media outlets have recognized Courtney for her professional success and contributions to the community, including Black Enterprise, Houston Business Journal, Women’s Magazine, Real Estate Executive, Houston Realtor, and National Realtor publications.