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Barry Johnsonemail

  • Professional Story

    After graduating from college with an accounting degree, Barry entered the insurance and financial services industry in 1972.  Two years later he formed his company, which later became known as Johnson Financial Group (JFG).  Barry received his Chartered Life Underwriter® designation in 1981, his Chartered Financial Consultant® designation in 1985, his Certified Financial Planner® designation in 1995, his Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® designation in 2011, his Certified in Long-Term Care designation in 2015, and his Accredited Estate Planner® designation in 2018.  Effective July 1, 2016, the group benefits division of JFG was merged into George Belcher Evans & Wilmer (GBEW).

    Barry and his wife Barbara have been married for 42 years, have two married daughters, one married son, and ten grandchildren.

    *Producer(s) operating under an alternative marketing name may offer products, services, or guidance outside of their relationship with MassMutual, MML Investors Services, or their affiliated companies.  Any such marketing names are not subsidiaries or affiliates of MassMutual or its affiliated companies.

    Affiliations & Memberships

    Some of Barry’s professional affiliations include:
    Dallas Estate Planning Council, Member. President, 2018 – 2019
    Board of Governors, 1997 – 1999, 2000 – 2002, 2012 – Present
    Society of Financial Service Professionals, Member Dallas Chapter, President, 1995 – 1996, Board Member, 1991 – 1997
    Estate Planning Council of North Texas, Member
    Association for Advanced Life Underwriting, Member
    National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, Member
    National Association of Health Underwriters, Member
    Million Dollar Round Table, Life Member
    The International Association of Advisors in PhilanthropyTM, Member
    National Association of Charitable Gift Planners, Member
    North Texas Chapter, Board of Directors, 2014 – 2016
    Kingdom Advisors, Member
    Trinity Christian Academy Professional Advisory Group for Planned Giving, Member
    Generosity Council for the National Christian Foundation of North Texas, Member
    Parkland Foundation Planned Giving Council, Member

    Community Involvement

    Some of his community activities include:
    Happy Hill Farm Children’s Home and Academy, Board Chairman, 1990 – 1992, Board Member, 1986 – 2008, 2011
    Search Ministries, Inc., Dallas, Texas, Advisory Board, 1992 – Present
    Young Life, Dallas Metropolitan Board, Board Member, 1987 – 1991
    Young Life, Lake Highlands Junior High, Dallas, Texas, Steering Committee, 1992 – 1994
    Boy Scouts of America, Circle 10 Council, Handicapped Scouting, Board Member, 1980 – 1983

  • Languages:
    • English

  • Credentials:
    • CLU®
    • ChFC®
    • CFP®
    • CAP®
    • CLTC®
    • AEP®

  • Specialties:
    • Insurance Strategies
    • Investment Strategies

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