Jay L. Johnson is the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Lamar Advertising Company.
Prior to joining Lamar Advertising in 2019, Mr. Johnson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at DiamondRock Hospitality Company 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 Diamond Rock, Mr. Johnson also held various senior leadership roles at Host Hotels and Resorts, Inc., 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.
Mr. Johnson currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Friends of Louisiana Public Broadcasting.