John Minnich, MAcct, CPA, CGMA
Strategic Business Advisor
John Minnich has decades of professional experience in business and academia as both practitioner and university faculty. 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 facilitates professional development sessions (i.e., CFO/controller updates, data analytics, leadership versus management, technology) for the Indiana CPA Society.
During John’s career, he has served in several leadership roles including the 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 2021, John was invited to join Oodles – The Complete Advisory Solution as Director of Professional Development. A newly created position, his experiences and insights helps CPAs implement structured business advisory and offer enhanced client service. 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 include MBA strategic financial management and upper-level accounting information systems.
Over the years, 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 currently serves as president-elect and vice president of membership for the Fort Wayne Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI). He is a member of Financial Executives International’s committee on governance, risk and compliance and serves as a mentor for financial leaders, both at the national level.
John is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Financial Executives International, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Indiana CPA Society, Institute of Management Consultants and National Speakers Association. John resides in Fort Wayne, Indiana with his wife, Carrie, nonprofit director and shareholder with Dulin, Ward & DeWald. To learn more about John, please visit johnjminnich.com or linkedin.com/in/johnjminnich.
An affiliate, John has incorporated the Complete Advisory Solution (CAS) provided by Oodles, LLC. Through the use of CAS, Oodles trains and coaches CPA firms how to create repeatable, documented processes to add advisory services to their list of client service offerings. Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Oodles can serve clients throughout the US and Canada with an exciting and proven method of changing the face of your CPA firm. The CAS software is only the beginning of our services. Oodles also provide the tools, processes and coaching methods that enable both you and your clients to grow and succeed.