United States

Jeff Johannesen

National Tax Leader and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

Areas of focus: Tax Services, Operations


Jeff Johannesen has been with the firm since 1981 and currently serves as the National Tax Leader and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer. He is a member of the firm's Executive Leadership Team, Business Planning Committee, Partner Income Allocation Committee, Information Technology Steering Committee, Talent Experience Steering Committee, and Knowledge Management Steering Committee. Johannesen has experience serving closely held businesses and individuals including planning and structuring for the purchase and sale of businesses, reorganization and restructuring of corporate operations relating to ownership transition, planning for multi-state corporate income tax issues, representation before the IRS, expert witness testimony, and estate planning for business owners. Johannesen is also a past member of the McGladrey and Pullen board of directors.

As a tribute to Johannesen's ability to deliver quality client service, in fiscal 2001, Johannesen was named the firm’s top performing partner.   

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Southwest State University


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