Jay L. Johnson is the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Lamar Advertising Company, a leading outdoor advertising company.
Prior to joining Lamar Advertising Company, Mr. Johnson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at DiamondRock Hospitality Company, a self-advised real estate investment trust with a portfolio of hotels and resorts, where he led all financial activities for the lodging real estate investment trust, including treasury, investor relations, tax, risk management, financial reporting and analysis and capital raising. Prior to DiamondRock, Mr. Johnson served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (“HHRI”), a major lodging real estate investment trust and owner of luxury hotels. He also held various senior leadership roles at KeyBank Real Estate Capital and Bank of America, NA, among others. Mr. Johnson holds a B.A. in Economics from Morehouse College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.