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

Certified Public Accountant

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

B.S. Accounting – Rockford College

Professional Associations

American Institute of CPA’s