Nina Johnson
Senior Vice President , U.S. Bank
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
phone 414-765-4965
Bank leader with more than 35 years of experience. Current Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulatory oversight leader, Community Affairs executive and board appointed CRA Officer for a $33MM financial institution headquartered in Wisconsin.

Board Profile

Served on approximately forty boards, committees and consortiums that range from national nonprofit entities like the Salvation Army and YWCA of SE Wisconsin to Wisconsin-based organizations like SecureFutures and Froedtert Hospital.

Board Experience


  1. American Banker’s Association (ABA) Fair Lending Work Group
  2. Children’s Hospital Anti-Bullying Advisory Council
  3. Dominion Bible College Board Trustee
  4. Federal Reserve Bank Community Development Focus Group
  5. Freodtert Hospital Board
  6. SecureFutures (F/K/A Make A Difference Wisconsin) Advisory Board
  7. Milwaukee Area Technical College Promise Cabinet
  8.  Milwaukee Community Banker’s Roundtable
  9.  Milwaukee Women Inc Steering Committee
  10.  Professional Dimensions Member
  11.  Salvation Army Advisory Board
  12.  UWM Graduate School Cabinet


  1. Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County Committee
  2. Bryant & Stratton College Business Advisory Board
  3. City of Milwaukee NIDC NSP Loan Committee
  4. D.E.C.A. State Judge, Wisconsin
  5. Destiny Credit Union Vice Chair
  6. Destiny Development Corporation Board
  7. FDIC Alliance for Economic Inclusion Founding Partner (WI & MI)
  8. FI-CON Michigan Council
  9. Hmong American Peace Academy Advisory Board
  10. Housing Wisconsin Steering Committee
  11. LISC “MANDI” Nomination Committee
  12. Make A Difference Wisconsin Board Vice President
  13. MATC Sustainable Energy Advisory Board
  14. Mercy Housing Advisory Board
  15. Michigan CRA Associations
  16. Money Smart Planning Council
  17. National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Milwaukee Founding Member
  18. ReBuilding Together Greater Milwaukee Advisory Board
  19. Shepherd Express’ WomanUp Advisory Council
  20. Social Development Commission MABC Planning Council
  21. Urban Economic Development Association Planning Council
  22. Walnut Way Executive Director Search Committee
  23. WI Financial Services Consortium Steering Committee & Education Committee Chair
  24. WI Partnership Corporation Board
  25. WI Women’s Business Initiative Corp. Loan Committee
  26. YWCA Milwaukee Board


Professional Summary

Nina is a professional bank executive who has strategically built and led cross-functional teams throughout her career. She promotes corporate unity, advances ambitious goals and optimizes workforce performance on a national scale.  She has also led nonprofit leadership initiatives and diverse corporate executives by providing professional enrichment, employee engagement and community relations.  She is an impact-driven leader who believes in the triple bottom line.  Commonly known as a self-motivated quick study, Nina reports to the Chief Risk Officer and is part of the bank’s Community Oversight Committee, Chaired by the bank’s CEO.

Recognition & Awards

2019 & 2017

Milwaukee Biz Times Mentoring Monday Executive


Winning Futures (MI)

Habitat Atlanta (GA)


Milwaukee Business Journal’s “2015 Women of Influence” (WI)

ABA “Community Commitment” Recognition (National)

Guaranty Bank 2015 Key Performer (National)

Habitat Atlanta (GA)

Monroe Foundation “Building Credit” (IL)

Perfecting CDC “Community Partner” (MI)


Unify Detroit Community Partner (MI)

Pan-African Community Association (WI)

Milwaukee Chinese Community Center (WI)


$323,000 US Treasury Bank Enterprise Award (National)

City of Chicago Treasurer’s BankOn Chicago “CRA Forum” (IL)

FHLB Chicago “Community 1st Partnership” (IL)

Hmong WI Chamber Small Bus Community (WI)


$415,000 US Treasury Bank Enterprise Award (National)

Perfecting CDC “Community Partner” (MI)

Partners in Philanthropy SDC Awardee (WI)


$500,000 US Treasury Bank Enterprise Award (National)

Who’s Who in Black Milwaukee: Inaugural Edition (WI)


$485,000 US Treasury Bank Enterprise Award (National)

Holy Redeemer Women of Honor (WI)

Milwaukee Community Journal Honoree (WI)

Who’s Who Global Honors (International)


FELLAS Magazine “Credit Building” (March 2016)

US Library of Congress “Recession, I’m Not Participating” (October 2015)

Biz Times “Employees, Customers with Troubled Credit Can Impact Your Bottom Line” (December 2015)

Girlfriend’s Lifestyle Magazine “Making Paper” (January 2012)


Married mother of two amazingly gifted sons.