Bari Johnson is the founder of and principal consultant for The Stanton Group and the public affairs consultant for JSJ Corporation. Her Bachelor of Science from the University of Oklahoma and Master of Arts from Southern Nazarene University are both in education. In addition to her professional responsibilities, Bari serves on other boards and committees, including the Grand Valley State University Womens Center Advisory Council. In 2008 she was selected one of the Grand Rapids Business Journals 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan, in 2006 she received her second Athena® Award Nomination, and in 2005, she received the Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Community Award. Back to Foundation Leadership.