Finance Director

Paul Johnson

Paul has been running the financial operations at Clareo for the past 7+ years and is an entrepreneur with 30+ years providing accounting support and advisory services to both corporate and non-profit organizations.


Prior to Clareo, Paul held numerous accounting positions, most recently as Finance Manager with the Poetry Foundation of Chicago, where he assisted with the management of a $500 million portfolio of assets and investments. His accomplishments include helping start-ups set up books of record, establish policies and procedures, and staff management.

He also serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the recently formed Development Partner Institute.

Featured Speaking Engagements
  • Management of Social Enterprises, Northwestern University, May 2012
  • Business Finance, Northwestern University, April 2008
  • Growth Portfolio Management, Technology Executives Club, September 2007