Daryl Johnson, President, Johnson and Associates

Daryl Johnson, President, Johnson and Associates

Daryl has over 20 years Human Resources experience serving, in senior HR roles within a variety of organizations and sectors; with responsibility for leadership development, executive coaching, team effectiveness, strategic HR planning, HR effectiveness audits, succession planning, total compensation program design, and performance management systems.

In addition to his senior HR experience, Daryl has spent the past 10 years as a Human Resources and management consultant. He is the President/Owner of Johnson and Associates; and leads engagements in leadership training, team and organizational effectiveness, HR strategic planning, and culture change for clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Daryl is also an accomplished triathlete, completing two Ironman triathlons (2004, 2006.).


  • Masters of Arts, Leadership and Training, Royal Roads University
  • Certified Executive Coach, Royal Roads University
  • Bachelor of Education, University of Alberta
  • Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation
  • DDI - Leadership and Team Effectiveness Facilitator Certification

Recent Experience

  • President, Johnson and Associates(6 years)
  • Partner, Acton Consulting Ltd. Partner (2.5 years)
  • National Practice Leader/Principal, TurnKey Management Consulting (1 year)
  • Manager, Compensation and Benefits, Stantec Consulting Ltd (2 years)
  • Director of Edmonton Consulting Operations, Hay Management (Compensation) Consultants (1 year)
  • Ernst & Young Management Consultants (3 years)

Current Community Service and Teaching

  • University of Alberta - Faculty of Extension
  • Grant MacEwan University
  • University of Alberta and Grant MacEwan College Mentorship Committees
  • National Technical Advisory Board


Johnson and Associates is client focused, priding itself on adding value and is focused on delivering and improving our clients. This approach has made us, and our clients successful, culminating in a number of awards.  

Awards Daryl or his clients have been recognized with . . .   

Canada's Top 100 Employers Logo

  • Stantec
  • Edmonton Regional Airports Authority
  • ATB Financial
  • SaskTel 

Alberta's Top 75 Employers Logo

  • Alberta Blue Cross
  • Edmonton Regional Airports Authority
  • Workers Compensation Board - Alberta
  • Stantec

Canada's Top Employers for Young People Logo

  • Enbridge
  • Stantec

Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies Logo

  • Palliser Lumber Sales Ltd.
  • Design Group Staffing Inc.


Personal Awards

Photo at left: Daryl Johnson, recipient of both the 2003 HRMAE Eagle Award and the HRIA Award of Distinction.

Daryl was recognized for his 14 year commitment to energizing the human resources field. His peers and colleagues, who feel they have 'been very privileged to work with him over the years', describe him as inspiring, highly knowledgeable, a man of integrity, and a genuine caring attitude that are all great attributes to the field of Human Resources. Daryl's commitment to his profession and community, exemplify excellence and innovation because he is driven, believes in, and practices helping people continuously learn.

"Daryl Johnson has made significant contributions to the field of Human Resources as a professional practitioner, teacher, speaker, coach, mentor and volunteer. He exemplifies excellence in the Human Resources field in all facets. His enthusiasm, professionalism and tireless determination serve as an inspiration to all of us.