Warner Johnston is an accomplished business marketing and public affairs professional who has held various executive roles in New York State and New York City governments. Since 2011, Warner has served as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants' Head of the USA and recently, Warner has been serving as an advisor to both the Canadian and Caribbean market teams in an effort to focus on market strategy and engagement activities.
During his tenure with ACCA, Warner has expanded ACCA’s operations around the USA to support our 11 member chapters while overseeing the creation of a virtual chapter; supported ACCA’s global media strategy by increasing coverage in both national and international media; developed and launched a university partnership program with top-tier accounting programs to generate exposure and membership; and expanded professional insights in the areas of trade, talent and technology.
A native of New York City, Warner has recently relocated to San Francisco to expand ACCA’s footprint and to support the 33% of members and students located on the West Coast.Warner is a member of various professional associates including the Forbes Nonprofit Council and regularly guest lectures on marketing and public affairs at several universities.
Warner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science and International Studies from New York College at Brockport, and Master’s degrees in Public Administration and Social Work from New York University.