Our Team

Thoughtful counsel from experts who are passionate about family business.

Like the families we proudly serve, our consultants have diverse backgrounds, histories and personalities. What we have in common is a passion for helping family firms. Together, our team is the largest, most experienced group of its kind, with deep educational and real-world expertise. And we’re dedicated to supporting each other, always striving toward our shared goal to be the best in the field.


Craig E. Aronoff, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Senior Advisor

Otis W. Baskin, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Stephanie Brun de Pontet, Ph.D.

Principal Consultant

Barbara Dartt

Principal Consultant

Tom Emigh

Senior Consultant

Michael L. Fassler

Principal Consultant

Doug Gray, Ph.D.


Gregory Greenleaf

Principal Consultant

David Karofsky

Principal Consultant

David Lansky, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor

Kelly LeCouvie, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Stephen L. McClure, Ph.D.

Principal Consultant

Aileen Miziolek


Lisa M. Morel


Joshua Nacht, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Kent B. Rhodes, Ed.D.

Senior Consultant

Wendy Sage-Hayward

Senior Consultant

Joe Schmieder

Senior Advisor

Amy Schuman

Senior Advisor

Richa Singh


Rob Sligh

Senior Consultant

Martha L. Sullivan


Dana Telford

Principal Consultant

John L. Ward, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Consultant Emeritus

Amy Wirtz, CEPA, JD

Senior Consultant


Justin Albertson

Client Partner

Kristi Daeda

President and CEO

Auriel Jones

Executive Assistant

Karen King

Senior Marketing Specialist

Sierra Moen

Operations Associate & Event Coordinator

Kelly Neubeck

Financial Controller

Agape Redwood Rogers

Board Search Practice Lead

Claire Stanecki

Administrative Specialist

Richard J. Wolkowitz

Vice President

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