John J. Minnich, CPA, CGMA, MAcct serves in education administration as chief financial officer and member of the administrative leadership team for a nonprofit, private high school in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He oversees operations including accounting, admissions, budgets, business, dining services, enrollment, facilities and grounds, financial aid, human resources, retention, risk management, state regulations, transportation and tuition at a private, independent school with approximately 800 students. As senior management, John also participates on the Concordia Educational Foundation development and investment committees.
John commenced his career in public accounting and as a software consultant before redirecting his career to health care then education. As a professor, he taught accounting and business courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. For his alma mater, Manchester University, John developed and led finance/communication and operations management sessions as part of an executive training venture with a Fortune 500 company. For Indiana Tech, he served as chair of the faculty senate curriculum committee and on the following advisory committees: accounting program review, finance redesign, leadership week, student relationship, website redesign and career center faculty advisory board. John participated on various faculty search committees and formed Tech's accounting club.
John has a passion for networking and serves the community via nonprofit boards and committees. John resides in his hometown of Fort Wayne with his wife, Carrie, a CPA director and shareholder in public practice.
John is a 2016 recipient of the Indiana CPA Society Outstanding Community Service Award, 2015 graduate of Leadership Fort Wayne and 2014 Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly 40 Under 40 award recipient. He has earned various grants to pursue professional development and participated in a leadership institute through the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana.