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Cory Johnson

Sales Director
CPA
Finance & Accounting
Minneapolis

Cory Johnson

How would you describe your role, purpose, or the outcomes you drive?

I partner with a team of talented Business Development Directors to exceed client expectations every day. We do this by matching expert industry talent to the unique business needs of our clients in the marketplace.

How has your previous work experience prepared you for your role with Salo? 

I worked in the audit practice at Boulay, a regional CPA firm, for more than 6 years, and I am extremely grateful for my public accounting experience. It further developed my ability to problem solve, make decisions quickly and adapt to an ever-changing environment, which are necessary skills in the talent industry.

How do you achieve business outcomes?

We are passionate about solving business problems and listen intently to our clients needs. This allows us to match the right talent with our clients and provide meaningful career growth opportunities for our consultants, along with building meaningful lasting relationships.

What impact did your upbringing have on the way you approach your work and life?

Since a young age, my family instilled the importance of hard work, earning trust through honesty and integrity, and being accountable for your actions. I believe this has helped me develop and retain the relationships I have today. I was also very active in athletics growing up which taught me how to compete and the value of teamwork. I carry these values with me today.

How would your friends describe you?

Driven, loyal, and fun!

List three interesting things about you, but only one of them needs to be true.

I have eight siblings, I was a collegiate athlete in both football and hockey, and my favorite pastimes are downhill skiing in the winter, and water skiing in the summer.

What is your favorite thing about working at Salo?

I work for a company that truly lives its values and strives to make a meaningful impact on every person and organization we connect with.