John Minnich’s Story
As business and thought leader, John Minnich has extensive professional experience in business and academia as both practitioner and university faculty. John has helped impact the lives of 1,000+ current and emerging business leaders in addition to 100+ organizations. In 2014, he founded an advisory and consulting practice. With passions for leadership, management, and strategy, John enjoys engaging with clients on forward-thinking initiatives. Nationally, John has facilitated professional development sessions for professional organizations on business advisory and executive leadership including the ever-expanding role of CFOs as true business partner.
During John’s career, he has received numerous awards and has served in several leadership roles including C-suite. With a consistent record of proven results as business executive and financial leader, he has a history of driving organizational excellence.
Business Advisor and Coach
In 2021, John was invited to affiliate with Oodles Complete Advisory Solution. In this capacity, he has engaged with clients on forward-thinking initiatives including the Complete Advisory Solution and how firms across North America can best serve their clients through advisory services.
AACSB MBA Faculty
In 2019, he was invited to participate in a national faculty candidate search solidifying a lecturer role at Purdue University Fort Wayne – Doermer School of Business. His responsibilities to the university have included MBA strategic financial management in both graduate and undergraduate programs.
CPA and Financial Executive Background
In addition to serving 5 universities as business faculty, John led a successful career in both public accounting, providing audit and assurance services, and IT consulting during a 10-year span with 3 regional firms.
Business Leader including Financial Executives International
As business leader, roles have included CFO with oversight of financials including budgeting and forecasting, risk management, admissions, enrollment and retention, facilities, financial aid, human resources, and information technology. John has served as Financial Executives International-Fort Wayne (FEI) president including member of FEI’s national committee on governance, risk, and compliance and national mentor for financial leaders.
Having accomplished the above by his early 40s, John is a member of American Institute of CPAs, Association for Corporate Growth, Financial Executives International, Indiana CPA Society, and National Speakers Association.
Executive Expertise and Specialties
Specialties: Business and CFO advisory; business strategy, implementation, and performance
Organizational Excellence: Business Performance and Strategy