morning's conference was great! It was a wide range of participants on
the panels and that was a great way to hear a wide view of options and
ideas from the panelists! Kevin Hancock gets my vote for most open,
honest and helpful answers to questions. He was outstanding and his
thoughts today were very heartfelt and honest. Take away the layers of
"facade" and discuss the truth of what it's like and how you face the
Jane Hilburt-Davis - President, Key Resources, LLC
Jane on the Board of the IFOB and is the president of Key Resources, LLC, a Boston-based consulting firm. She is president emeritus of the Family Firm Institute and past Academic Director of the Global Education Network. She received the prestigious Richard Beckard Practice Award in London for her outstanding contributions to family business practice. Jane is the author of many articles and case studies, and has trained, mentored and coached hundreds of family business advisors. She is senior author of the widely acclaimed book, Consulting to Family Businesses and co-author of Family Enterprise: Understanding families in business and families of wealth both published by Wiley. She serves as consultant and advisor to family businesses, throughout the United States, and has taught in the family business field in the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia.
Below is a selection of her articles.
Rob Neal – Principal, Rob Neal Consulting
Rob focuses on working with C-Suite, Executive level leaders, plus Senior Partners in private firms, and Executive Directors in the non-profit sector. This work can include: strategic planning, team development, individual development, conflict resolution, advanced level leadership development, and more.
Below is a series of articles he has written on leadership.
Steve Tenney - Senior Vice President, Family Wealth Management Partners
Steve graduated from Tufts University and has over 24 years’ experience in financial services in the U.S. and UK. He leads the team’s family business consulting effort as well as investment strategy. He is a Certified Portfolio Manager® and has led the team through two successful generational transitions.
Below is a series of articles he wrote after moderating the Institute for Family-Owned Business Family Business Forum - “Learn from the Best: Challenges and Successes of the 3Gs (Generations)” held on June 17, 2015 at Husson University, Southern Campus, Westbrook.
Patric writes about the innovative project that his company and another IFOB family business member, Hardypond Construction did with Sterling Rope called "Architecture for Training - Sterling Rope's Innovative Center for Training Specialists in the Proper Use of Their Product."