Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

Principal, The Charisse Amanda Group

Charisse A. Conanan Johnson, CFA (chartered financial analyst), is an entrepreneur, writer, speaker and wealth expert, bridging the gap between the Baby Boomer and Millennial generations. Through The Charisse Amanda Group, Charisse offers services that provide solutions in holistic financial wellness. Previously, Charisse fulfilled her life calling of financial empowerment by serving as the Founder and CEO of, a web app that allows users to map out their lifestyle post college graduation, receive recommendations on living financially fit, and absorb relevant money advice. Prior to building Smarteys, Charisse was a Vice President at JPMorgan Asset Management in New York City. She conducted stock market research as a generalist, and her research covered 18% of the $10billion JPMorgan Mid Cap Value Fund. Charisse is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is also a CFA charterholder. Charisse resides in Hyde Park with her husband. You can find out more about her at and @CharisseSays