The Team

Jeff Johnson, CFA

Jeff joined Mariner Capital Advisors in 2015, bringing an extensive background in business valuation, predictive analytics, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining our firm, Jeff served as a director with California-based accounting firm Burr Pilger Mayer, providing valuation and advisory services to startups and billion-dollar companies spanning the technology, life sciences, travel and leisure, and food and beverage industries. While with BPM, Jeff leveraged his expertise in predictive modeling, business intelligence, and forecasting to help clients raise capital, secure financing, formulate growth strategies, and evaluate investment decisions.

Before joining BPM, Jeff served as a portfolio manager for Ashfield Capital Partners, an investment management firm based in San Francisco. While with Ashfield, Jeff helped manage the firm's small and large cap portfolios and sub-advised mutual funds.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts in Statistics from Harvard University and is currently pursuing a master's degree in predictive analytics from Northwestern University. He has been a guest lecturer at San Jose State University and Sonoma State University on topics such as economics, modeling, valuation, and consulting. Jeff earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2009.