Audrey Johnson

Director of Operations

Audrey Johnson, a native of Chicago, has over 25 years in social services work and management of after-school, community based outreach programs, and program development. In 2008, she founded and was CEO of Changing Life Education Initiative, Inc. for over 10 years and during her tenure she served thousands of youth and adults through workforce development, mentoring, reentry, after-school, summer camp, homelessness, and entrepreneurship. A trained vocalist and playwright, Audrey Johnson enjoys the performing arts and has integrated that into her career over the years. An experienced manager and skilled entrepreneur, Ms. Johnson’s passion for uplifting families in disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago has been a body of work she has dedicated her life to.