19 June 2024

We are thrilled to share some exciting news from the Gozynta family—Heather Johnson, our co-founder and former Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer! Heather’s journey is a true testament to dedication, resilience, and excellence, and we couldn’t be prouder.

Heather's Inspiring Journey

Heather Johnson’s career has been nothing short of remarkable. Balancing the demands of single motherhood while working full-time and pursuing her MBA, Heather has always shown tenacity and drive. Her passion for driving organizational success and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture has been evident throughout her career.

As Gozynta’s COO, Heather has played a crucial role in our growth since our founding in 2018. Her leadership in building a successful marketing plan, knowledge base, and robust support and sales departments has been instrumental. Heather believes in the power of teamwork and has been pivotal in fostering gender and racial diversity within our team.

Beyond her work at Gozynta, Heather serves as Vice President of the National Society of IT Service Providers and has been recognized as one of CRN's Women of the Channel in both 2022 and 2024. Her commitment to community service and leadership extends to her previous role in organizing the President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge at the White House.

What Our Community Says

Victoria Ous, Head of Partnerships, CODAM:

Heather was always there when any of our ladies felt lost. Her kindness and wisdom have been a beacon of hope and guidance throughout our Mentorship Program. She possesses a unique ability to listen empathetically and provide thoughtful advice tailored to each individual's needs.

Tim Golden, CEO/Founder, Compliance Scorecard:

Heather Johnson’s recognition and impact on the industry, combined with her empathetic leadership style, underline her outstanding contributions and the positive influence she has had on both her team and the wider community

Karl Palachuk, Owner, Small Biz Thoughts:

Congratulations to Heather Johnson! I’ve worked with Heather for years, and I know she’ll do an amazing job. She’s not just hard-working and dedicated, but Heather has a commitment to building strong and lasting culture. Gozynta is lucky to have her at the helm!

Allen Edwards, President of Consulting, Gozynta Eureka

Not only is Heather’s promotion to CEO long deserved and hard earned, seeing the delight in everyone’s face when we voted to make it official was an inspiration. Everyone knew it was the right timing, and we look forward to seeing how she continues the amazing trajectory that our former CEO, Brian Johnson, set for us at Gozynta. I’m also looking forward to Brian’s increased focus as CTO as we deliver some major developments across our software platform.

Heather’s Vision for Gozynta

Heather is committed to driving Gozynta forward with a focus on ethical practices and environmental sustainability. She aims to lead by example, ensuring our growth aligns with our values of diversity and inclusivity. Heather's vision includes making Gozynta a carbon-neutral company and expanding our impact while maintaining the integrity that defines us.

Join us in celebrating Heather Johnson’s promotion and the exciting future ahead for Gozynta!