Ms. Dezaray Johnson, M.A.
Dezaray Johnson is a native of Junction, Texas, and found a love for entrepreneurship growing up as a proud member of a strong family-owned small business. She graduated from Angelo State University with a M.A. and B.A. in Communication with a specialization in advertising and public relations. Since 2013, Dezaray has served the SBDC in various roles including training coordinator, business development specialist in 2017, program coordinator in 2019, and is now the center Director. Dezaray holds the Certified Business Advisor IV and Certified Training Professional credentials. She is knowledgeable in all areas of startup, development, and business management with a true passion for assisting clients in the areas of marketing and advertising. Dezaray serves as a mentor to the students in the SBDC Graduate Training Assistantship program. Additionally, she has been named a Top 40 Under 40 Young Professional by America’s SBDC, a San Angelo Top 20 Under 40 Professional by the Chamber of Commerce, and an Outstanding Staff Member by the ASU Norris-Vincent College of Business.