Johnston recently instituted programs that led to a 57% increase in membership, from 14,000 to 22,000 in one year, and has created models driving a 125% increase in membership in the SCTE Corporate Alliance Partner program—to name just two of her recent successes. And it’s just her first year at the association. She’s inspired by her team, “as well as the dedication and creativity of our volunteers, including our board members,” she says. Beyond work, it’s all about watching her grandchildren “grow and discover the world.”


What/who inspires you at work? What/who inspires you outside the office?

I am inspired at work by the fantastic team we have at SCTE as well as the dedication and creativity of our volunteers, including our board members. Outside of work, I am inspired by my grandchildren, watching them grow and discover the world. It helps me see how awe-inspiring the world is all over again.


Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

The trick is figuring out what is most important right now but erring on the side of family.


Your favorite trick for unwinding?

My favorite is sitting on the beach with a good book, listening to the roar of the ocean. Or a glass of wine if after 5!

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