As the Founder and CEO of Executive Signature Services, Mr. Johnson manages and oversees the growth and development of ESS. Mr. Johnson brings 27 years of law enforcement experience to ESS. As a 23-year detective, Mr. Johnson investigated a wide range of criminal cases. He also provided route and site security protection for the President, Vice-President, and visiting foreign dignitaries. He also provided personal transportation escorts for presidents of various banks during the International Monetary Fund Conferences.
Mr. Johnson has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. Through his exposure to high level dignitaries, he learned that outside of family, executives and dignitaries care about time and safety. And so was born the ESS concept of transportation, security and event production with a concierge approach.
As a military veteran, Ms. Royster also brings over 14 years of Federal Government experience to Executive Signature Services. With a focus on Human Capital management, Ms. Royster not only brings sound administrative, analytical, and management skills to ESS, she also recognizes the need to identify and select the right individuals to meet the high standards ESS has set.
Ms. Royster joined ESS as a partner because she believes in the concept of melding hospitality with security and transportation services. She quickly recognized that ESS was not your typical car service. With her experience in hospitality and event planning, Ms. Royster knew that adding that piece to the ESS portfolio would be crucial to the company’s success. Her oversight of all operations and partnerships has and continues to elevate the ESS superior service model.
A Grammy Award winner, Mr. Lewis has been embracing challenges and crafting grand vision to fruition through his unique talent in audio engineering and event production for 30 years. He is widely recognized as an innovative, pioneering, and strategic planner. Mr. Lewis brings to Executive Signature Services a wealth of experience and knowledge in the production of captivating and successful events across multiple platforms. Mr. Lewis is loyal, hardworking, and a humble professional who thinks of production goals before personal gain. His work continues to be evident of his talent and passion.
Ms. Rose is a successful, highly driven events expert with a sterling record spanning more than 20 years. She has extensive experience managing every aspect of an event ranging in size from 100 to 50,000 people and a wealth of knowledge regarding planning and execution, budget strategies, and public and private sector sponsorships. Ms. Rose brings to Executive Signature Services the capacity to seamlessly coordinate every aspect of an event while meeting high pressure short and long-term deadlines. She is experienced in partner and sponsorship negotiations with Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, city agencies, and elected officials.
Mr. Andrews is a dedicated and accomplished retired law enforcement professional with over 26 years of service. During his career, Mr. Andrews developed numerous professional skills in areas such as crisis intervention, human relations, witness protection, and the escorting of dignitaries. Mr. Andrews brings to Executive Signature Services a keen ability to perform under pressure and stay calm in emergency conditions. Additionally, his strong communications skills make him a perfect fit to provide the level of service that ESS demands.
A self-motivated, results driven event and marketing professional with over 10 years of industry experience, Ms. Sally brings to Executive Signature Services knowledge of event operations, strategic planning, personnel development, relationship management, and quality customer service. Ms. Sally has planned and executed over 300 events by coordinating convention services for attendees ranging from 500-100,000+. She has managed several high-profile accounts such as, the Association of the United States Army, Microsoft, National Association of Corporate Directors, Society for Human Resource Management, Department of State, Transportation Research Board, Nuclear Energy Institute, U.S. Travel Association, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and Professional Convention Management Association.
Ms. Forney is a detailed oriented, organized and resourceful Event Manager in the Hospitality Industry. She has an in-depth understanding of the value of planning and confirming details of events to ensure success. Bringing over 15 years of experience and lessons learned to insure all elements of an event come together smoothly. Highly enthusiastic, self-motivated, and approachable with a cheerful friendly personality.