Mr. Johnson has more than 25 years of financial and valuation advisory experience. This experience includes providing fairness and solvency opinions as well as considerable experience conducting valuations for M&A, investment, financial reporting, and tax purposes. Mr. Johnson also has significant experience serving private equity clients and private equity portfolio companies. He has worked with such well known firms as Arcline Investment Management, Altamont Capital Partners, Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Gryphon Investors, Leonard Green & Partners, Vector Capital and Vista Equity Partners.
Mr. Johnson is a member of VRC’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He is also Co-Chair of the firm’s Opinion Committee.
Prior to joining VRC, Mr. Johnson held positions with Arthur Andersen, Merrill Lynch and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Johnson holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). Mr. Johnson is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society San Francisco. He is also a member of the American Society of Appraisers. Mr. Johnson holds degrees from Brigham Young University in Accounting and Mandarin Chinese.