John M. Johnson, CFP®
  President and Managing Director

President and Managing Director John M Johnson assists in the daily operations of the firm, while maintaining a primary focus on working directly with many of the firm’s clients.

Since joining Zemenick & Walker in 1991, John has played a key role in all aspects of the firm. His experience includes operations, equity and fixed income trading, portfolio construction, client relations, and tax and estate planning. One area of John’s expertise is investment management of pension funds for municipalities, police, and fire departments in Illinois.

After graduating in 1987 with a degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, John worked in the private sector for two years. In 1991 he earned his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Illinois.

John and his wife, Laura, have been married for more than 30 years and live in Columbia, Illinois. John and Laura share a goal of vacationing in all 50 states.