by Linda Esterson, photography by Walter P. Calahan
"One of Westminster's Best Spots"
From Carroll Magazine
DAVID JOHANSSON: FOR WESTMINSTER BUSINESS OWNER, OLD-SCHOOL STILL WORKS
For all that David Johansson juggles each day, he admits he’s a throwback to simpler times.
Owner of Johanssons and O’Lordans restaurants, about 20 properties in Westminster and more in Baltimore County, Johansson maintains a personal approach to business. He closes a real estate deal with a handshake and he makes restaurant decisions in person or by phone. He doesn’t email or text — he went back to a flip phone after trying a smartphone for six months — and he prefers pen and paper and a phone call to communicate. If he’s on a ladder, he uses his free hand to open the phone and talk. Read More