Beth Johnson joined FOCUS as a research associate in March 2022. Ms. Johnson assists with the preparation of confidential information memorandums and detailed target lists that support buy-side and sell-side engagements, as well as data management and due diligence organization.
Prior to FOCUS, Ms. Johnson was Director of Impact & Development at 4P Foods, a Virginia-based food distribution company serving B2B and B2C customers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, where she supported capital raise events with a focus on novel financing structures, including program-related investments. Ms. Johnson was responsible for targeting prospective investors and supporting the C-suite with the development of investment materials, which helped the company successfully secure a blend of equity investment, debt financing, and charitable grants.
Ms. Johnson is a graduate of Hollins University (B.A. in Art History) where she was a member of the equestrian team. She is a volunteer with organizations in Charlottesville, including Charlottesville Angel Network and Venture Velocity at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.