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SGT Eric Johnson (ret), joined the US Army in 1991, completed basic and AIT in 1992, entered the US Army Reserves and continued for 14 years until after his first deployment to Iraq in 2003-2004, returning to active duty in 2005 for 12 years. Eric was with Divisional Artillery Brigade Fourth Infantry Division, Forty-First Fires Brigade, and 170th Infantry Brigade. His deployments included 2003-2004 Iraq, 2006-2007 Iraq, 2008-2009 Iraq and 2011-2012 Afghanistan. His MOS is 88M20, Heavy Wheeled Vehicle Operator.
Eric Johnson, LMT, MTI, is COO and faculty at Phoenix Awakening Massage; A New Beginning School of Massage Killeen and is a Licensed Massage Therapist at our facility.
Eric has been married since 2003 to Heather, and they own three growing companies in the Greater Killeen/ Fort Hood Area. Nutree Fitness, a medical fitness practice focused on improving quality of life through customized fitness solutions. Nutree Bookkeeping & Accounting, a small business accounting and bookkeeping firm. Phoenix Awakening Massage; A New Beginning School of Massage Killeen, training outstanding Massage Therapists that can think outside of the box to improve the quality of their lives and their clients’ lives.
Heather Nusbaum, NASM Master Trainer
Heather Nusbaum, CMA, IOM, LMT, MTI, EP, is a Certified Management Accountant, Certified in Nonprofit Organizational Management, and is an Exercise Physiologist.
Heather has been married to Eric since 2003, owns Nutree Fitness, Nutree Bookkeeping & Accounting, & Phoenix Awakening Massage; A New Beginning School of Massage Killeen, three growing companies in the Greater Killeen/ Fort Hood Area.
Her experience includes entrepreneurship, 501c3 organization creation, cost-fixed assets-fund-taxation accounting, corrective, and specialized training to include neurological regeneration training. Heather holds her AS in Exercise Science from ISSA College of Exercise Science, BS with an Accounting Concentration from Baker College, Michigan, & her MBA from Tarleton State University - Texas A&M University – Central Texas.
Heather has held multiple positions with the Austin IMA Chapter and Director with the IMA Texas Council. She has held multiple positions on the Texas A&M CT University Inaugural Alumni Board of Directors. Heather holds faculty positions at Phoenix Awakening Massage; A New Beginning School of Massage Killeen & the Institute of Management Accountants Leadership Academy.
Nicia has over 27 years of experience in Management, Sales, Customer Service and as a Entrepreneur for the past 12 years. Attention to detail and organization skills are the attributes that make her indispensable to Phoenix Awakening Massage. With Nicia’s ability to adjust to changing work environments and strong communication skills, she is an asset. She currently holds a Texas License for Health and Life Insurance Agent, as well as Travel Agent Certification, and has education in Medical Coding and Billing.