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Eleanor Johnson

Eleanor Johnson, CPA, CLU®, CGMA®

Founding Principal and Managing Director, Signature Private

Scottsdale, Arizona, 85054


Eleanor Johnson, CPA, CLU®, CGMA®, is a nationally known and highly respected member of the insurance industry who returned to Highland as Founding Principal in 2020.

Eleanor’s focus is on helping financial advisors, independent agents, and their clients identify and implement appropriate insurance strategies. Known for her leadership skills and technical expertise, Eleanor is also highly appreciated for her ability to work with clients and their advisory teams to make complex planning concepts understandable. Clients who work with Eleanor and her team are empowered to pinpoint and articulate their planning priorities, which reduces implementation time and results.

During her extensive insurance career, Eleanor has served as a point-of-sale insurance professional, insurance company executive, founding partner, board member, as well as a major shareholder of Highland, where she worked for 25 years. Before returning to Highland, Eleanor managed institutional account distribution at John Hancock, working across all channels.

In her spare time, Eleanor enjoys skiing, hiking, golf, travel, and appreciating a great glass of wine with friends. She splits her time between her homes in Seattle and Scottsdale, Ariz., where her daughter, son-in-law, and grandsons live.

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