Damon Johnson first joined BellXcel’s team in 2007, and has since served in several different capacities. Damon has served as Program Manager, Director of Program Operations, Regional Director, and Executive Director, prior to being named as Vice President, Partner Impact. In 2013, BellXcel recognized Damon for his exemplary leadership with the Peterkin Educational Excellence Award, given annually to an exemplary program manager.
Damon grew up in Baltimore and attended Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS). Prior to BellXcel, he served in the U.S. Marines before becoming a teacher. He has worked as a teacher for KIPP Academy (Baltimore) as well as BCPS, where he was promoted to school and district leadership positions. Damon also serves as senior pastor of Manifested Glory Worship Center in Towson Md.