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.

Consultants

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

Consultant

Michael L. Fassler

Principal Consultant

Doug Gray, Ph.D.

Consultant

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

Consultant

Joshua Nacht, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Kent B. Rhodes, Ed.D.

Senior Consultant

Wendy Sage-Hayward

Senior Consultant

Joe Schmieder

Principal Consultant

Amy Schuman

Senior Advisor

Rob Sligh

Consultant

Dana Telford

Principal Consultant

John L. Ward, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Consultant Emeritus

Amy Wirtz, CEPA

Consultant

Management

Kristi Daeda

President

Paige Gomez

Financial Controller

Karen King

Senior Marketing Specialist

Victor Martin

Office Administrator

Drew S. Mendoza

Senior Advisor

Kelly Neubeck

Senior Accountant

Christine Nguyen

Executive Assistant

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