David Johnson is the Public Relations & Economic Development Director for the City of Saratoga Springs, Utah. He acts as the Spokesperson and Public Information Officer for all city departments, including police and fire. He oversees community events in the city and engages with national brokers and developers to attract businesses to Saratoga Springs. David brings more than a decade of award-winning public relations expertise in the private, public and non-profit sectors. David’s career includes a broad spectrum of experience in strategic and crisis communications, media relations and public outreach, event planning and promotion, government and staff management, and political campaigns and fundraising. His communications and business philosophies are, “Every good writer needs a few good editors” and “Simplicity and consistency create clarity and understanding.” David earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Brigham Young University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Utah. He is married with three daughters and a son. He and his wife are avid runners. You can read all about David’s running adventures at www.theaveragejoerunner.com or follow him on social media at @theavgjoerun.