Head and shoulders shot of John Dee

Hi! I’m 
John Dee, CPA, CGMA

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Leader | Problem Solver | Coach

I joined Bostrom in 1992 and have nearly 30 years of experience working with both 501(c) 3 and 501(c) 6 groups as well as for-profit organizations. My experience spans various industries including education, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, marketing, publishing, and technology.

I train volunteer treasurers and other individuals in leadership on the intricacies of not-for-profit accounting and their fiduciary role within their organizations.  My efforts in financial analysis and budgeting have aided numerous organizations to become more structured and build a solid financial foundation to enable the organizations to carry out their missions.

In my role as Chief Operating Officer, I oversee operations in both the Chicago and Washington, DC offices, including human resources and information technology.  I also serve as the primary client relationship manager for several clients, ensuring client satisfaction and long-term engagements.

I am a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, the American Society of Association Executives, and the AMC Institute for which I served as chair of its board of directors.  I have presented to numerous organizations and routinely counsel organizations on the benefits of outsourcing.

My Background

I am a proud graduate of the University of Iowa where I graduated with honors while earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting. The State of Illinois recognized me as a Certified Public Accountant in 1993 and I have been a Chartered Global Management Accountant since 2012.

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Beyond Bostrom

My Interests

Sports
Live Music
Suspense Novels

I could talk for days about

Iowa Hawkeyes
Bruce Springsteen
Disney World

You wouldn’t know if you didn’t ask

I have been a volunteer youth athletic coach for over 30 years in football, basketball, baseball and softball.

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