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Charles (Trip) E. Johnson III

Charles (Trip) E. Johnson III

Charles (Trip) Johnson is President of G&L Chili Dogs and PBJ Realty LLC. The Johnson family bought G&L in 1995. G&L restaurants are quick service, sit down and drive-thru establishments which specialize in chili dogs, hamburgers, and fries. G&L, established in 1926, has become a culinary fixture in West Michigan. PBJ Realty is a commercial real estate investment company. Trip holds a BS from the University of Colorado and an MBA from Northwestern University.

Trip serves on the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation for Muskegon County and the Muskegon Museum of Art. He is a member of MCC Partners, which formed in 2014 when a group of local investors purchased Muskegon Country Club. Trip is also a member of the Muskegon Angels, a local investment group funding entrepreneurial startups.

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