Rod Attwell says…

We appreciate all the work Ron Gushulak is doing for us, and how he makes himself available, even with the time difference.  Ron responds to my emails late in the day, and even in the later evening hours!  We do miss Greg Hilgendorf, but Ron’s insight and counsel has...

Jim Larkin says…

     I started working at my hometown funeral home in high school in 1968 and first became an owner in 1972.   I have purchased 26 firms and started 5 in the years since, and originally worked with Johnson Consulting Group as a buyer on various firms.   As a buyer, it...

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: What’s in it for you in 2018? By Christine Blankenship, CPA, CTC Although you’re breathing a sigh of relief now that 2017 is in our rear-view mirror, get ready for 2018. On December 22, 2017, the President signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs...

2017 Trends & Insights Article

Trends & Insights: Article (Volume 2) Published by: Funeral Research & Insight As we at Johnson Consulting Group (JCG) continue to collect data through our Performance Tracker™ program, we will continue to share it with the profession! This time we added...

Jen & Jim Hartenstein say…

We began our professional relationship with JCG not knowing how to navigate the sale of our fifth-generation funeral service business. Not only did the JCG team exceed our expectations and companion us beautifully through the process, their ethic and level of...

Rick Allnutt says…

I have known Tom and Jake Johnson for many years.  We have used their services for accounting, acquisition analysis and financing, family surveys, and sales analysis for a long time and we relied upon them to help us sell our 132 year old family company.   We also...

Kevin Waterston says…

I have known Tom Johnson for over 30 years.  First meeting him at a Pierce Brothers location when we were touring Cremation Societies and funeral homes in California in the early 80’s.  Over the years we have kept in touch with Tom and Jake at various meetings...

Termination Q&A

Termination Q&A A recent Q&A written by Nelson Thulin, a Management Consultant at Johnson Consulting. This article appeared in the October, 2017 edition of American Funeral Director™ Q: In your experience, are most funeral home operators prepared when it comes...

Q&A for M&A with Jake Johnson

Q&A for M&A with Jake Johnson A recent Q&A with Johnson Consulting’s President & CEO, Jake Johnson, appeared in the May, 2017 edition of Southern Funeral Director™ “Q” – It has been said that a funeral home is “more valuable yesterday than today.” Do...