Meet Our Board of Directors
Nathan Johnson is an Owner and Chairman & Co-CEO of TruConnect, where he oversees the strategic vision and effective governance of the organization. He has co-managed the overall operations and growth of the business with his brother for the last 15 years. In concert with his duties at the company, Nathan is also a Founder and Managing Partner of Drake Star Partners, a global M&A Advisory Firm with offices throughout the US and Europe. In that role, he leads restructuring and bankruptcy advisory services. Among his past achievements, Nathan served as Director of Overseas Finance for GM’s Treasury Office in NY where he oversaw all M&A, divestitures and investments in Latin America. With an MBA and MA from the Wharton School & Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Finance and Multinational Management, Nathan’s focus at the Lauder Institute was a specialized international management program with concentration on fluency in Spanish and International Studies. Nathan was twice nominated finalist for E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was a finalist in the City of Los Angeles in 2015 and 2016.
Matthew JohnsonBoard Member
Matthew led TruConnect to prominence as the 4th largest wireless lifeline company and fastest growing in the United States with over 600,000 customers nationwide, in his role as Co-Founder, Board Member, and Co-CEO. With his brother Nathan Johnson, Matthew built the company with both internal growth and acquisitions including Telscape Communications, Sage Telecom, and TruConnect Mobile among others. Along with his focus on TruConnect, Mr. Johnson is also a Managing Partner and Board Member of Drake Star Partners, a global technology investment bank headquartered in New York with offices in eight countries. A member of Young Presidents Organization ("YPO") and a two time finalist for E&Y's Entrepreneur of the Year. Matthew also serves as Chairman for UCP Wheels for Humanity, a non-profit supplying wheelchairs to disabled children and young adults globally. Matthew holds an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.