Michael L. Johnson, AIA


Michael L. Johnson, AIA Principal, JMA Johnson, LLC


Bachelor of Science, 1976
University of Texas at Arlington


Registered Architect (#12485)
Registered Architect (#4328)
Interior Designer (#4431)
NCARB (#50591)

Community and Volunteer Experience:

Affiliated Industries for Future Facilities
Task Force Member – Dallas ISD
Former Board Member Ace Scholarship Foundation
Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Board Member
Texas “Quest for Success” Business Excellence Awardee
Mississippi National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA)
Texas NOMA Dallas past President and Founding Member
American Society of Military Engineers Scholarship Foundation
Past Member City of Dallas Urban Design Advisory Committee
Past Member Dallas AIA Community Services Commission
Past Board Member Dallas Black Dance Theater
Past Member University of Texas at Arlington Alumni Association
Dallas Independent School District Volunteer
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Professional Affiliations:

American Institute of Architects
Texas Society of Architects
Society of American Military Engineers
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Mr. Johnson is the founding owner of JMA Johnson, LLC and the past owner of the eminent Johnson-McKibben Architects, Inc. Since he began practicing architecture and interior design Mr. Johnson has provided exceptional design services for an extensive assortment of architectural and interior design tasks. His diverse, thirty-seven years as an accomplished Architect began after graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1976 where he immediately went to work in Houston, Texas for Haywood, Jordan, McCowan Architects, and Planners. After moving to Dallas, he was employed with Jarvis Putty Jarvis Architects, Inc. as an Associate Architect for ten years. Having proficiently managed school projects, Mr. Johnson was aggressively recruited by the Dallas Independent School District to provide Staff Architectural services for the facilities department.

In 1991, Mr. Johnson began a business partnership, establishing Johnson-McKibben Architects, Inc. with a business partner, Gary McKibben. The successful relationship lasted for twenty-one years until December 2011 when Mr. McKibben retired from architecture to become a winery owner. In December 2011, JMA Johnson, LLC was established to provide outstanding and continuous design services within the community. JMA Johnson, LLC is highly sought out for their outstanding ability to facilitate even the most difficult projects through successful completion. Mr. Johnson is an exceedingly knowledgeable Architect, skilled in a vast variety of project types. He specializes in unhealthy environments with complex deterioration.