Brandon C. Johnson, CFA, is the president of the firm which he founded in 2002 in Denver, Colorado. Brandon received his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Denver in 2002 and a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration (Magna cum Laude) from D.U. in 1998. Brandon also graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in Paris with a Diplome de Cuisine degree.
In 2004, Brandon earned the CFA designation after passing levels 1, 2, & 3 in 2001, 2002, & 2003, respectively. Johnson Financial Group, LLC moved from a state registered advisor to an SEC Registered Investment Advisor in 2004. The company has been providing wealth management services to high net worth individuals, their families and their charitable entities since.
Brandon serves on the board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver where he chairs the Planned Giving Committee in addition to sitting on the Executive Committee, Board Nominating & Governance Committee, and the Leadership Council. Brandon is also the Chair of the Advisory Council for KidsTek, a local non-profit aimed at helping underserved kids to overcome the digital divide. He also serves on the Children's Hospital Foundation's Development Committee. Brandon is a trustee of the Carson Foundation which is a Denver-based philanthropic foundation that supports educational reform and after school initiatives for underprivileged youth in the greater metro Denver community.
Brandon is a member of Leadership Denver 2011, the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Colorado, the Denver Chamber of Commerce, Beta Gamma Sigma, Eta Sigma Delta and the Gold Key National Honor Society.