J. Johnson

Chief Audit Executive

Professional Experience and Responsibilities

J. Johnson serves as Chief Audit Executive for BBVA USA, reporting to the Audit and Compliance Committee of BBVA USA Board of Directors. In his role, he provides assurance on governance effectiveness and oversees risk management and control processes.

Johnson joined BBVA Internal Audit in 2010. He most recently served as a Program Manager responsible for oversight of capital and financial risks ranging from credit to market, structural, capital, and accounting with a strong focus on risk management and internal governance. Johnson previously served as Director of the Capital and Financial Audit team. He has worked in financial services since 1995, serving in a variety of roles, including internal and external audit, consulting, and treasury and financial functions at Bank of Alabama and PwC.

Professional and Community Activities

Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama Birmingham.