National Advisory Council

Drew W. Johnson

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2007


Joanna W. Johnson


Job Title: Co-Founder and CEO
Company: Gauge Capital
Location: Texas, United States


  • private equity


Drew Johnson is the co-founder and CEO of Gauge Capital, a middle market private equity firm, where he works across all the firm's investment interests. Previously he was co-founder and managing partner at CIC Partners where he worked since 1997 primarily focusing on investments in the food and healthcare industries. Prior to joining CIC, Drew worked at McKinsey & Co. with a focus on healthcare. He serves as chairman of Beauty Industry Group and as a director of Teachers of Tomorrow, Veridicus, and Wireless Vision. He is the former chairman of Innerchange and OmniSys and a former director of CTI Foods, Quiznos, Combs Produce, SPG, and Industrial Container Services. Drew earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from BYU and his MBA from Harvard Business School. Drew and Joanna are the parents of five children.