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. John has facilitated professional development sessions on business advisory, executive including CFO, leadership, and management for various 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 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 president for the Fort Wayne Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) including as member of Financial Executives International’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. John resides in Fort Wayne, Indiana with his wife, Carrie, nonprofit director and shareholder with Dulin, Ward & DeWald. Both are active in the community serving various nonprofit boards on executive committees.
Specialties: Business management and governance; change management; strategy, innovation, and leadership development
Organizational Excellence: Executive Leadership and Strategy
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