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About Southwest Baptist University

Dr. Brad Johnson, Vice President for University Relations

Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson came to SBU in August 2012 as the vice president for university relations. He earned a bachelor of science in education from Baylor University and has two masters’ degrees, a master of arts in religious education and master of arts in marriage and family counseling, from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2005, he earned a doctorate of education from Baylor University. He is licensed by the state of Texas as a professional counselor.

Brad has worked in financial aid and admissions at Howard Payne, McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, and Hardin Simmons University. In 2003, he returned to Howard Payne as vice president for enrollment and student services. In 2010, he was promoted to senior vice president for institutional advancement.

Brad grew up on a farm near Lazbuddie, Texas. He is married to Laura, and they have two children, Evan and Elle.