Michael D. Barnes, Esq., CTFA

President of Trust Company, Principal
Management Team, Family Office Services, Trust Company, Charitable Services, Cincinnati - Kenwood

Michael joined Johnson Trust Company in 1999. He is President and Chief Trust Officer of Johnson Trust Company, and President of the Johnson Charitable Gift Fund in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a shareholder of the firm and holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation. Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a Gift Planning Associate for the University of Cincinnati Foundation.

Relevant Work Experience

University of Cincinnati Foundation,
Gift Planning Associate


Washington University School of Law, J.D. Law
Purdue University, B.S. Industrial Management

Community Involvement

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Foundation Board Member
Johnson Charitable Gift Fund
Board Member
Johnson Trust Company
Board Member
Association of Independent Trust Companies
Board of Directors (former)


Licensed to practice in Ohio, Indiana,
and North Carolina
Cincinnati Bar Association
Cincinnati Estate Planning Council
Columbus Bar Association
Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council
Ohio State Bar Association