H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.
Johnnie Williams, Ph.D.

Johnnie Williams is a management professor at Texas Southern University, where she chaired the business school’s strategic planning committee and improved retention in the MBA program by 50%. Her research interests are in energy, where she has hands-on business experience, previously serving as director of asset-based transactions for Enron and working with local power distribution companies at Tennessee Valley Authority.

Williams holds a doctoral degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee. She also previously taught at Alabama A&M University and has worked as a consultant to small, economically disadvantaged businesses.