Karen Johnson, CEO of New Pathways for Youth, Recognized as a 2024 Phoenix Titan 100

Phoenix, AZ. July 10, 2024.- We are thrilled to announce that Karen Johnson, our esteemed CEO at New Pathways for Youth, has been recognized as a 2024 Phoenix Titan 100 by Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP. This prestigious accolade celebrates Phoenix’s Top 100 CEOs and C-level executives, acknowledging their exceptional leadership, vision, and passion within their industries.

The Titan 100 program highlights the achievements of Phoenix’s most accomplished business leaders, whose collective efforts employ over 105,000 individuals and generate over $34 billion in annual revenues. This year’s honorees will be featured in a limited-edition Titan 100 book and profiled exclusively online. They will also be celebrated at an awards ceremony on September 26th, 2024, providing them with opportunities to connect and collaborate throughout the year.

Jaime Zawmon, President of Titan CEO, remarks, “The Titan 100 are changing the way business is done in Phoenix. These preeminent leaders have built a distinguished reputation that is unrivaled in their field. We proudly recognize the Titan 100 for their efforts to shape the future of the Phoenix business community. Their achievements create a profound impact that makes an extraordinary difference for their employees and clients across the nation.”

Karen D. Johnson, Ph.D., has a distinguished career spanning several decades. She is currently the President & CEO of New Pathways for Youth. Her extensive experience includes roles at Midwestern University, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Press, and the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Johnson holds a Ph.D. from Loyola University Chicago and has been honored with numerous awards, including Nonprofit Leader of the Year, by AZ Big Media in 2024, and Top Leader of 2022, by In Business Magazine in 2022 and as Phoenix Titan 100.

Karen Johnson’s leadership at New Pathways for Youth has been a driving force in transforming the lives of young individuals through innovative mentorship and support programs. Her dedication and commitment to fostering a positive impact in the community have been instrumental in the organization’s success and growth.

In response to the honor, Karen Johnson shared, “I am deeply honored to be recognized as a Phoenix Titan 100. This award is a testament to the incredible work of our team at New Pathways for Youth and the unwavering support of our community. Together, we are creating a brighter future for our youth.”

We are incredibly proud of Karen Johnson and her remarkable achievements. Her recognition as a Phoenix Titan 100 underscores the profound impact she has made in our community and beyond. We also celebrate all her fellow Phoenix Titans, whose contributions continue to drive positive change and growth in our society.