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Industry Consulting
Occupation VP Development, Connected Sustainability LLC
Location Tennessee, United States
Introduction Claudia Johnson is a 7th generation Giles Countian. She received the Commissioner's Award in 2012 from the Tennessee Historical Commission recognizing her lifetime of work in historic preservation and promotion. Her book, A Page from the Past, was honored by the Tennessee Press Assoc. in 2005. In 1989 she co-authored Giles Heirlooms: Historic Recipes and Places. A former president of the Giles County Historical Society & a current member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, she is an outspoken advocate of preservation of historic resources. She holds a B.A. in English-Journalism from Union University and has spent her career in community development, public relations, marketing or news reporting. She was one of nine coordinators for Tennessee Homecoming ‘86, editor-in-chief of the Cumberland Business Journal, Executive Director of the Sgt. York Patriotic Foundation and is currently Marketing Director for Honest Abe Log Homes and a partner in Connected Sustainability LLC, a communications consulting firm. Claudia is married to history and genealogy enthusiast Danny Nichols.
Interests Historic architecture, photography, vintage clothing, Southern literature, audio books, writing, research, genealogy, environmental issues, community development, tourism development, history and preservation
Favorite Music Blues, Southern rock, classic rock, R&B, modern country.