Beginning March 1, 2018, Joe Johnston will join the Central Christian College of Kansas Advancement staff to function as a Major Gift Officer.

Johnston, born and reared in Nebraska, launched his professional career after graduating with a bachelor's degree in Bible and Electronics Communications from Rockmont College, now Colorado Christian University.

His service as administrative positions at CCU, Huntington College (Indiana) and McPherson College followed over the next 12 years. Johnston left college marketing and administration to manage the McPherson Chamber of Commerce before becoming self-employed in life and health insurance marketing and sales.

For the past 14 years, Johnston has managed and sold broadcast and website advertising for KNGL/KBBE Radio, Davies Communications, Inc. stations in McPherson.

Johnston is active in local civic organizations and is frequently called upon to emcee local community events and voice promotional narrations. Joe is married to Jerilyn, they have three daughters, and ten grandchildren. Joe stated “I am a proud resident of McPherson since 1974”.