Originally founded as Johnson/Lindstrand Consulting, Inc. in 1990, the firm eventually split into Lindstrand Consulting and Johnson HR Consulting.

Bob Johnson and Matt Johnson headed up Johnson HR Consulting, Inc. focusing on total rewards plans and program design, working with a variety of organizations mainly in the greater Pacific Northwest.

Services We Offered

  • Assessment and design of reward and recognition programs which include the following:
  • Total compensation strategy, philosophy and principles
  • Total compensation systems
  • Base salary plans
  • Executive compensation programs
  • Variable pay systems
  • Performance measurement systems
  • Internal pay equity analysis
  • Internal job analysis
  • Benefits analysis and displays
  • Surveys related to compensation, benefits, and workforce perceptions covering organizational and quality of work life areas.
  • Management effectiveness, assessment and feedback
  • Merger and acquisition implementation processes
  • Education and training to support organization goals and objectives

Partial List Of Clients

Our clients were comprised of organizations in several industry sectors. We had a particular concentration in Business/Industrial, Health Care, and Education.

The following is a breakdown of our customer base:

Associations/Community Service

  • Archdioceses Of Seattle, Seattle, WA
  • Association of Washington Cities, Olympia, WA
  • Islandwood, Bainbridge Island, WA
  • Jewish Family Services, Seattle, WA
  • Northwest Regional Primary Care Association, Seattle, WA
  • Oregon Primary Care Association, Portland OR
  • Pike Place Market, Seattle, WA
  • Solid Ground, Seattle, WA
  • Washington Public Ports Association, Olympia, WA
  • Washington State Bar Association, Seattle, WA


  • Anderson Hay & Grain, Ellensburg, WA
  • Avanade, Seattle, WA
  • Columbia Bank, Tacoma, WA
  • Continental Mills, Kent, WA
  • Daishowa America, Co., Ltd., Seattle/Port Angeles, WA
  • Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB), Eugene, OR
  • Heathman Management Group, Portland, OR
  • Holiday Retirement Corp., Salem, OR
  • HomeStreet Bank, Seattle, WA
  • Horizon House, Seattle, WA
  • Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Intellectual Ventures, Bellevue, WA
  • Leupold & Stevens, Beaverton, OR
  • Marine Resources Group, Seattle, WA
  • Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland, OR
  • Northwest Natural Gas, Portland, OR
  • Odom Corporation, Seattle, WA
  • Presbyterian Retirement Communities Northwest, Seattle, WA
  • Romac Industries, Seattle, WA
  • Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc., Seattle, WA
  • Univar USA, Inc., Seattle, WA


  • Antioch University, Seattle, WA
  • Front Range Community College, Westminister, CO
  • Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
  • Reed College, Portland, OR
  • Seattle Community Colleges, Seattle, WA
  • Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
  • Seattle University, Seattle, WA
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Washington State University, Pullman, WA


  • Chelan Public Utility District, Wenatchee, WA
  • City of Bellevue, Bellevue, WA
  • City of Seattle, Seattle, WA
  • City of Woodinville, Woodinville, WA
  • King County, Seattle, WA
  • Port of Bellingham, Bellingham, WA
  • Port of Seattle, Seattle, WA
  • Port of Olympia, Seattle, WA
  • Seattle Housing Authority, Seattle, WA

Health Care

  • Children's University Medical Group, Seattle, WA
  • Columbia Valley Community Health, Wenatchee, WA
  • Community Health Center La Clinica, Pasco, WA
  • Country Doctor Community Health Centers, Seattle, WA
  • Family Medical Centers, Okanogan, WA
  • First Choice Health, Seattle, WA.
  • Group Health Cooperative, Seattle/Spokane, WA
  • Inland Northwest Health Services, Spokane, WA
  • Neighborcare Health, Seattle, WA
  • Overlake Plastic Surgeons, Bellevue, WA
  • Portneuf Regional Medical Center, Pocatello, ID
  • Providence Alaska Region, Anchorage, AK
  • Providence Hospital and Medical Center, Medford, OR
  • Providence Hospital and Medical Center, Portland, OR
  • Providence Medical Center, Seattle, WA
  • Providence Service Center Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Providence Services, Spokane, WA
  • Providence Southwest Washington, Olympia, WA
  • Providence System Office, Seattle, WA
  • Seattle Children's, Seattle, WA
  • St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center, Portland, OR
  • The Children's Clinic, Portland, OR
  • The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR
  • The Polyclinic, Seattle, WA
  • University Medical Group, Portland, OR
  • University of Washington Physicians, Seattle, WA
  • Visiting Nurse Services of the Northwest, Seattle, WA
  • Washington Dental Service, Seattle, WA

Information Technology

  • Avanade, Inc., Seattle, WA
  • Groundspeak, Inc., Seattle, WA
  • McCaw Cellular Communications, A.T.&T., Kirkland/Seattle, WA
  • Microsoft, Redmond, WA
  • Providence Health System-Technology Services Organization, Seattle, WA
  • Simple, Portland, OR
  • Simply Measured, Seattle, WA
  • Quanta Investment Corporation, Seattle, WA


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, Helena, MT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming, Cheyenne, WY
  • Cambia Health Solutions, Portland, OR
  • PacificSource Health Plans, Eugene, OR
  • Providence Health Plans of Oregon, Portland, OR
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon, Portland, OR
  • Regence Blue Shield, Seattle, WA
  • Regence Blue Shield of Idaho, Lewiston, ID