Teri Johnson and Doug Lacher

Co-Owners, Fellner & Kuhn

What happens when 4 individual contributors are given the all-or-none-of-you option of purchasing an accounting firm with decades of history in a primarily male-dominated industry?

Check out this episode of The Frustrated CEO to hear how, 10 years later, Teri Johnson and Doug Lacher have completely changed the culture at Fellner & Kuhn while learning to lead, losing 2 partners, strengthening their relationship, shifting to 100% virtual and growing a team of highly engaged employees.


Published: September 14, 2021

Length: 1:18:45

Episode: 13


Episode Timeline

  • 8:26 How to hire and develop people to think beyond the numbers
  • 16:16 Interviewing insights
  • 30:25 Getting unstuck with outside guidance
  • 46:42 Women in male-dominated industries
  • 57:50 What brings in quality job applicants