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The Family Business Center is composed of extraordinary leaders, faculty, and staff who are dedicated to the success of family businesses.


Leadership

The Center is led by director Anne Smart, who is supported in the development of community and the delivery of educational programming by the many adjunct faculty who have been mentored by the Center over the years.

Anne Smart

Director, Family Business Center

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Our faculty

Our faculty members support our educational institutes, programs, and research.


Our coaches

Coaches work in our educational institutes and peer groups, providing one-on-one guidance and subject matter expertise to members.


Business Leadership Hub

The Family Business Center is part of the Business Leadership Hub — home to Centers of Excellence at the Quinlan School of Business. Operational and administrative support for Center members is provided by Hub staff.

Jennifer Griffin
Faculty

Jennifer Griffin

Family Business Sustainability

Anne Reilly
Faculty

Anne Reilly

Leadership

Dow Scott
Faculty

Dow Scott

HR / Compensation

Arup Varma
Faculty

Arup Varma

Organizational Change

Thomas Zeller
Faculty

Thomas Zeller

Finance and Accounting

Linda Balkin
Coaches

Linda Balkin

Cathy Carroll
Coaches

Cathy Carroll

Fraser Clark
Coaches

Fraser Clark

Mark Hoffman
Coaches

Mark Hoffman

Julie Jacobs
Coaches

Julie Jacobs

Blaze Konkol
Coaches

Blaze Konkol

Edward Monte
Coaches

Edward Monte

Mary Nelson
Coaches

Mary Nelson

Leigh Rocklin
Coaches

Leigh Rocklin