About Us

David W. Johnson, JR.

David W. "Woody" Johnson, JR.

David W. “Woody” Johnson, President, Intelliquest Consulting, Inc. has 28 years of law enforcement, investigative, tactical and managerial experience. His career includes service with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Additionally, since 1997 he has provided corporate security consulting, security risk assessments, crisis management and event security management consulting services to government agencies, corporations and law firms.

At the FBI Johnson’s experience included major case management, policy and program reviews and program direction of multimillion dollar efforts; major events crisis management; major events planning and management.

During his FBI career, Johnson commanded the Washington Field Office’s SWAT Team and the national Hostage Rescue Team, a 60 member full-time counterterrorist team responsible for tactical rescue missions.

He has also served in a policy position at the Drug Enforcement Administration and as the policy and program administrator for the FBI’s national drug investigative program.

In 1994, Johnson was selected to head the FBI Office in Atlanta, which included all investigative and administrative operations in Georgia, as well as leading planning and operational aspects of the federal field response to security requirements for the 1996 Olympic Games. This included protection of foreign officials; management of a federal, state and local multi-agency intelligence center; explosive ordnance disposal operations; tactical response planning and preparation; technical assets; and logistical support and training.

Johnson served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 to 1969, where he attained the rank of Captain. His service included a tour of duty in Vietnam as a Company Commander.

Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Wake Forest University in 1965, and a Masters Degree from George Washington University in 1976. He did post-graduate study at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 1983.