Michael Johnson currently serves as President of the Bagdad Village Preservation Association (BVPA), in addition to his other community activities.
Johnson is a builder, realtor, and co-owner, with his wife Theresa Johnson, realtor broker, of Village Homes and Land, Inc. and Curtis Homes Co., Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction from the University of Louisiana (1971), and is the founder and co-owner of Florida Foam Products, Inc. (1973).
Michael was the 1995 winner of the Parade of Homes Outstanding Home Award from the Home Builders Association of West Florida. He has constructed forty-five area custom homes, and is a major force in Bagdad restoration, with eight historic homes restored by his companies.
During tours, Johnson shares fascinating information about the Village of Bagdad and its historic significance as a mill town. Each historic home in the Village holds a place in the history of Bagdad and its development.
Preservation of these homes as well as artifacts, history, and heritage is the mission of the Bagdad Village Preservation Association.