Dr. Johnson is a financial and investment consultant, a Professor of Finance at the University of Cincinnati, and the Founder and Chairman of Johnson Investment Counsel, Inc. He started the firm in 1965, based on his interest in sound fundamental security analysis and portfolio management as well as his desire to bring theory into practice and provide comprehensive financial counsel. He is the author of three textbooks, has written numerous journal articles on finance, and has spoken at many seminars around the country. He is also an active member of numerous professional and civic organizations in the Greater Cincinnati community. Dr. Johnson earned a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Illinois, an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Akron and a B.A. in Economics from North Park University.