Johnson Engineering has named Laura DeJohn and Erik Howard as its newest company stockholders.


Laura DeJohn, AICP has been with Johnson Engineering for 12 years and is the Director of the Planning and Landscape Architecture group. Laura has both public and private sector planning experience including entitlement of residential, mixed use, community facility, commercial, and industrial development projects; redevelopment plans; architectural design review; annexation; and airport related general planning services, comprehensive planning, and incentive-based code writing. Laura works to facilitate projects that implement smart growth principles. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute and has presented for the American Institute of Architects of Southwest Florida and the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association, and is appointed to the Collier County Development Services Advisory Committee.


Erik Howard, PE, PSM, CGC, CFC, EC, a project engineer in the company’s water resources group, has been with Johnson Engineering for 13 years. He earned both his Master of Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degrees from the University of Florida. He is a licensed engineer, surveyor and mapper, water well contractor, plumbing contractor, electrical contractor, and general contractor in the State of Florida and serves as a member of the Charlotte County Construction Industry Licensing Board. Erik’s experience as an engineer is steeped in construction, utilities, and water resources. He routinely prepares specialized plans and specifications for projects that require an ‘outside-of-the-box’ solution.

“Both of these individuals are strong leaders and well-respected in our industry,” said company president Lonnie V. Howard, P.E. “They have been an important part of our team, and will now have the opportunity to play an even bigger role in our company’s growth.”

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