Michael DeJohn is a Partner with Cedar Brook Financial Partners, LLC. He counsels a select group of corporate executives, professionals, business owners, and other high-net-worth individuals and families on a wide range of wealth management issues. Due to his extensive background, he also assists small businesses with mergers, acquisitions and succession planning and is well-known for his ability to help in the sale of small businesses using private equity. Unique to Mr. DeJohn, is his specialty in helping families with end of life planning. As a Licensed Funeral Director, he understands this process and the expenses as it relates to retirement planning. He is a Registered Representative with Securities America Inc.
Prior to his starting as a financial consultant for Cedar Brook, he was the Founder and President of DeJohn Consulting Group, an independent firm specializing in business development for small and mid-cap companies. For over 30 years, he has spent his career working for Fortune 500 companies. Including, being a top executive of a large privately held international manufacturer of molded and extruded products for over 12 years. Mr. DeJohn has also served his country in the United State Army as a Captain, Aviator, and Military Intelligence Officer and is still in the Army Reserves (inactive).
In addition to his work at Cedar Brook, Mr. DeJohn sits on the board of many local organizations and has been actively involved in local high school and college football officiating for over 38 years.
Mr. DeJohn received his undergraduate degree in accounting and finance from Bowling Green State University (BA, 1976). He has continued his education at Harvard Business School completing the program on negotiations and at the Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Business in Planning and General Management.
Mr. DeJohn and his wife Mary Alice reside in Brecksville and he has three sons, four stepsons, and six grandchildren. He is active with his family and enjoys golfing, cycling, fishing, and traveling.