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 facilitates professional development sessions on business advisory and executive leadership including CFO for state CPA societies.
During John’s career, he has received numerous awards and served in several leadership roles including C-suite. With a consistent record of proven results as a business executive and financial leader, he has a history of driving organizational excellence.
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.
In 2021, John was invited and assumed a Director of Professional Development role with Oodles – Complete Advisory Solution. In this capacity, he engages 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.
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 2 regional firms.
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 age 40, John is a member of American Institute of CPAs, Financial Executives International, Indiana CPA Society, and National Speakers Association.
Specialties: Business and CFO advisory; business strategy, implementation, and performance
Organizational Excellence: Business Performance and Strategy