Jennifer Johnson AIF®

Executive Vice President
815-459-4550 ext. 128

Jennifer Johnson believes that without a plan we are like a rudderless ship at sea. Whether it’s working with clients on their financial plans or advisors on their business plans, helping others get pointed in the right direction to pursue their goals is Jennifer’s passion. Jennifer works in a pivotal role within Exemplar’s leadership team developing the strategies that keep Exemplar in the forefront of the financial planning business.

Whether it’s helping seasoned professionals move to the next level or assisting beginners in mapping out their careers in financial planning, Jennifer most enjoys working with are those who have a vision for a future that is better than their past.

When she’s not working hard, you will find Jennifer relaxing in Galena with her family, downhill skiing, golfing or boating on the Mississippi.

Education & Qualifications

Education: University of Iowa

Licenses: Series 7, 66, 24 registrations through LPL Financial and Life, Accident and Health Insurance licenses

Designation: Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®)

Recognition: Jennifer has been recognized with a Presidential Award of Excellence from the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce and also been recognized at a Top 10 Under 40 by the McHenry County Business Journal, where it was stated that her energy is hard to stop. She also received the Women of Distinction Award in 2019 for her excellence in community involvement and leadership.

Community Service

Jennifer has been involved with Leadership Greater McHenry County, United Way of Greater McHenry County and Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce along with being an active member of her church and church choir. She strives to give back to the community as much as possible and believes and healthy and vibrant economic community translates into a healthy community and place to raise a family.

Getting to Know Jennifer

Favorite Food: Fresh guacamole, salsa and chips with a top shelf margarita!

Favorite Movie: Anything with Meg Ryan, I’m a sucker for romantic comedies, what can I say?

Hidden Talent: I LOVE to karaoke

Where Jennifer Would Most Like to Travel Next?: Italy, to take a week long cooking class