Michael Smith is a proven land development veteran who during his career has managed several large-scale communities including the award-winning, 10,000-acre Sienna Plantation, a project of Johnson Development Corp.
As Co-President, Mr. Smith leads general land development and corporate operations for Johnson Development. He shares joint responsibility with Co-President Doug Goff for relationship management and negotiations with homebuilders.
Before being promoted to his current role in March 2017, Mr. Smith served as Senior Vice President & Director of Land Development for the firm. Prior to joining Johnson Development Corp., Mr. Smith served as a Land Development Project Manager for LJA Engineering & Surveying and Turner, Collie & Braden, Inc., both of Houston, where he worked on several large-scale land development projects throughout Texas. He also served as a Project Engineer for J.A. Jones Construction Company in the Heavy Marine Division where he worked on several hydroelectric dam projects in Arizona.
Mr. Smith earned his Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Houston. He is a Licensed Engineer in the State of Texas and a Veteran of the U.S. Army Honor Guard in Washington, D.C.