Roderick Johnson

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Location: Washington, DC
Practice areas: Commercial, owner-occupied and investment real-estate lending; nonprofit and government-contracting lending

Roderick Johnson
Vice President and Senior Commercial Loan Officer

Industrial Bank

Roderick Johnson provides clients with the latest information pertinent to their industry and goes over their company’s three- to five-year financial performance with them, making sure they are in a position to improve. “I invite them to bank-sponsored events to meet executive management [and] thank them for their business,” says Johnson.

QUICK TIP: “Grow as a person and a professional and go execute your plan for success.”

barnette_kim_dceo_coi_web_headshot_16“Rod is our ‘outsourced’ CFO. He has helped us … analyze our operating expenses and revenue targets, and make smarter financial decisions. We were able to close on our first significant line of credit at Industrial Bank because of Rod’s diligence with our loan application. Rod is also an advocate for our company. He connects us with government-contracting networking groups, and with business development and marketing experts. He regularly checks in with us to encourage us to continue to grow and land more contracts. Without Rod’s belief in our small business and willingness to endorse and underwrite our line of credit, we would not have been able to fund our infrastructure and operating needs that have allowed our business to grow.” – Kim W. Barnette, PH.D., COO, Delta Decisions of DC, LLC