Rhonda Johnson serves as President of AT&T California. In this role she is responsible for AT&T’s government affairs, public policy, philanthropic, and social engagement initiatives in California. Rhonda leads the company’s state workforce, including more than 33,000 employees and nearly 50,000 retirees.
A 30-year veteran of AT&T and its predecessor companies, Johnson has served as AT&T’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs in California since 2007 and nationally since 2013. In that post, she has managed the company’s policy and regulatory issues before the California Public Utilities Commission in addition to overseeing AT&T’s state level regulatory teams across the country. Johnson was appointed to her current position in 2018.
Raised on a family farm in Sycamore, Illinois, Rhonda graduated with highest honors from the University of Illinois with a degree in Finance. She has been with AT&T since 1984.
Rhonda has been selected for several years as one of San Francisco Business Times’ “Most Influential Women in Business.” She serves on the boards of the California Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Council, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and the California Foundation on the Environment and the Economy. She and her husband, Tony, live on the peninsula and enjoy tennis and hiking along the beautiful California coast.