Laura Johnson, MBA, CPA
I was very impressed with Laura’s efforts, dedication and professionalism.  The successful transition of Tribune Education business into McGraw-Hill was a result of her efforts and those of her fellow associates.

- Bernard Drackwicz, VP Financial Shared Services, The McGraw-Hill Companies

Laura Johnson, President and Founder

Laura founded Financial Business Solutions, Inc. with the vision of providing superior financial and operational support during the pre and post-acquisition period. Her experience in Division and Corporate Accounting, Treasury and Senior FP&A roles, a real passion for helping business sellers and buyers, along with over a decade of private equity experience is the basis for Financial Business Solutions, Inc.    

A highly experienced professional, Laura has more than 25 years of experience in accounting and financial planning and analysis in public and private industry and entrepreneurship.  Having worked 14 years in M&A her industry experience is extensive.

Areas of expertise include M&A transition and operations support, wind-down financial management, acquisition due diligence and integration, private industry financial planning, reporting and analysis, cash flow management, strategic planning and business operations.


Education and Certifications

B.S. Accounting – Rockford College

M.B.A. Emphasis on Finance – University of Dubuque

Certified Public Accountant

Professional Associations

American Institute of CPA’s

North Carolina Association of CPA’s