John L Johnson

Financial Representative


Before I can speak intelligently about the products and services appropriate for you and your family, I need to get to know you. And, before you can feel comfortable discussing your goals, dreams and planning objectives, you should know my background.

My background is somewhat different from most financial representatives. Before becoming a Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual I was the technical director for a major midwest eye institute. For over 20 years my main concern was to provide the best possible patient care available. I believe a person who works in health care has a genuine underlying desire to help others. Striving to do the best you can and know you are making a difference in the lives of others has been rewarding beyond description.

In the past, I was fortunate to assist diagnostically in preserving a patient's vision. Now, I have similar opportunities to assist with preserving a clients' financial health" using a comprehensive  personal planning analysis to detect existing inefficiencies and finding cost-effective solutions, going forward.

I have a sincere and unwavering concern for the financial well being of my clients. Since 1995 when I entered the financial services industry, I have worked extremely hard to understand the needs of my clients. Through being a good listener, I take the time necessary to analyze all aspects of financial needs. In doing so, I have made meaningful relationships with my clients.

Being a person who cares and wants to do the right thing for my clients has brought national recognition to me in the area of customer satisfaction. For consecutive years I received the National Quality Award (NQA) from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) for maintaining on-going client satisfaction.

Personal planning analysis is so very important, especially for young families, business owners and professionals. Having started my personal planning in the early 1970's I have ample experience and hindsight which I feel is an advantage for my clients today.

In summary, I concentrate in four areas:

  • Risk management
  • Wealth accumulation
  • Wealth preservation
  • Retirement income and transfer

Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 1995.


Degree Major Institution
Associate of Arts Music Orange Coast College - Costa Mesa, CA.
Bachelor of Arts Communications, Telecommunications/Journalism California State University - Fullerton

Awards and Recognition


National Quality Award 2001-2004

Award recognizing persistency and performance


National Sales Achievement Award 1997

Award recognizing performance


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