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Monica Johnson

Monica J. Johnson, Esq.
Deputy General Manager for Strategy and Partnerships
WSSC Water General Manager’s Office

As Deputy General Manager for Strategy and Partnerships Monica provides strategic direction and leadership for the following departments: Customer Service, Communications & Community Relations, Human Resources, Equal Employment Opportunities, Intergovernmental Relations, and Strategy & Innovation. Monica began her career at WSSC Water an attorney in 1998 and returned in February 2016.

She holds a JD from Boston University, an MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and a BA (Magna Cumme Laude) from the University of Maryland at College Park. She is a member of the Maryland Bar, District of Columbia Bar, and Federal Court.

She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, a former member of The Training Source Board of Directors, and the former chair of the Maryland Open Meeting Compliance Board. She is an active member of the Junior League of Baltimore and resides in Baltimore City.

Steve Proctor

Gregory “Steve” Proctor, Jr.
President and CEO
G.S. Proctor & Associates, Inc.

Gregory “Steve” Proctor, Jr. is the president and CEO of G.S. Proctor & Associates, Inc.. Founded in 1995, G.S. Proctor is one of the most highly respected government and private sector advocacy organizations in Maryland, with offices located in upper Marlboro and Annapolis; and, has been consistently ranked among the top ten lobbying firms in the state of Maryland.

For 25 years, Steve and his associates have provided legislative and administrative lobbying representation to a broad spectrum of clients; including institutions of higher learning, non-profit organizations, local and multinational businesses, and local and international governmental bodies on the county, state, and federal levels.

After matriculating from Towson University, he received his B.A. in political science from his alma mater, George Washington University. He strongly believes in the value of a good education and relishes the opportunity to give back to the community, so much that he and Dianne created the executive corporate partnership committee at bishop McNamara High School. Their goal is to help bishop McNamara bring their vision to life for the new La Reine Science & Innovation Center, which will exponentially further the educational goals of our future leaders.

A family man, Steve and his wife, Dianne currently reside in upper Marlboro, MD, where they raised their four sons: Aaron, Brian, Trey, and Troy. When Steve is not helping others, he serves several leadership positions on professional boards, including serving on the executive board of the greater Washington Board of Trade, the board of directors at Wesbanco, and the former chair of the greater Prince George’s business roundtable.