Kelly R. Johnson
Kelly Ray Johnson
16 Jan 1963
Ogden, Utah, United States
TitleGeneral Authority Seventy
OrganizationGeneral Authority Seventies
Call Date4 Apr 2020

Kelly R. Johnson

Kelly R. Johnson was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2020, at age 57.

Personal Life

Kelly R. Johnson was born in Ogden, Utah, on January 16, 1963. He married Teressa Lynn Bartrum in 1986. They are the parents of five children.

He received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Weber State University in 1987. In 1989 he received a master of business administration degree from Brigham Young University.

He has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Thailand Bangkok Mission, counselor in a stake Young Men presidency, elders quorum president, bishop, high councilor, counselor in a stake presidency, stake president, ward mission leader, president of the Thailand Bangkok Mission from 2015 to 2018, ward Young Men adviser, and stake Missionary Preparation teacher, Area Seventy and a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy in the Utah Area.

Professional Life

Elder Kelly R. Johnson is currently serving at Church headquarters as Second Counselor in the North America Northeast Area Presidency.

He began his career in 1989 as a forensic accountant for KPMG. At the time of his call as a General Authority, he was a forensic accountant and partner for Norman, Townsend & Johnson, LLC.