About the Authors
Anne Marie Smith
Anne Marie Smith has over 30 years experience as a successful consultant, manager, and business owner. Before co-authoring 60 Minute Strategic Plan, Smith was co-founder and President of a business communications company. Smith began the company in 1995 and, over the course of ten years, was instrumental in building it into a high-growth, successful venture. The company was on Inc magazine’s 500 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies list for two years while under her tenure. Smith’s passion is helping other business owners achieve and excel.
John E. Johnson
John E. Johnson created the 60 Minute Strategic Plan process and was professionally associated with strategic planning for 48 years. He was a brand manager responsible for planning and nationally marketing world famous brands for over 28 years. Thereafter, for the next 14 years Johnson functioned as a chairman facilitator for Vistage International, an organization comprised of 12,000 CEOs in 15 countries. Additionally, Johnson was a strategic management consultant and speaker helping CEOs and their management teams for over 20 years.