Michael Johnson, AIF

Managing Director
CEA Group



Michael Johnson joined the firm in 2016 and currently serves as a Managing Director in CEA's Corporate Advisory Services & Investment Banking division. As an integral member of the team,  Michael partners with companies and investors to help navigate through various transactions such as M&A, private placements of debt and equity, advisory assignments and business valuations.

He has over ten years of extensive experience in consulting and investment advisement. Prior to joining CEA Group, Michael served as an investment consultant at a Fortune 500 firm. As a lead advisor and relationship manager, he provided oversight and advice for a variety of domestic and international companies.

Michael earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Illinois, and holds his Series 6, 63 and 65 licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as well as state Life, Health and Accident Insurance Licenses.  He also earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies and is ASPPA Retirement Plan Fundamental certified.

Michael is actively involved in his profession and his community.