FFI On Friday | November 16, 2018

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Congratulations to the 2018 FFI Fellows

We are pleased to introduce the following FFI members who were granted Fellow status at the October Global Conference in London.

The FFI Fellows program was inaugurated at the 2001 annual conference, and today there are more than 250 Fellows who come from more than 30 countries around the world. FFI Fellow status is the most prestigious professional designation offered by The Family Firm Institute.

Fellows must:

  • Complete either the Certificate in Family Business Advising (CFBA) or the Certificate in Family Wealth Advising (CFWA)
  • Complete an Advanced Certificate — either the ACFBA or ACFWA
  • Present at an FFI global conference or publish in Family Business Review or FFI Practitioner
  • Be an FFI member for 10 years

Kudos to these dedicated and impressive thought leaders in the field.

The 2018 FFI Fellows at the global conference in London

2018 FFI Fellows

Pablo Aure Fariñez *
Exaudi Family Business Consulting
Valencia, Venezuela

Daniel D. Bayston *
Cognient Advisors
Chicago, IL USA

Francisco Javier Macias Berrocal
Club Asesores Empresa Familiar
Barcelona, Spain

Isabel Botero *
Stetson University
DeLand, FL USA

Linda Bourn *
Crystal & Company
New York, NY USA

Carolyn Friend *
Inheriting Wisdom
Chicago, IL USA

Michael T. Hartley *
Venice, FL USA


Transdale Corp.
Nassau, Bahamas

Annischka Holmes-Moncur *
Transdale Corp.
Nassau, Bahamas

Rania Labaki *
EDHEC Business School
Roubaix, France

Isabelle Le Breton-Miller
HEC Montréal
Montréal, Canada

Michael Madera
Madera Partners
Acton, MA USA

Manuel C. Vallejo Martos
University of Jaén
Jaén, Spain

Luis Alejandro Medina González *
Correduria Publica Numero 10 en Quintana Roo
Cancun, Mexico

Jean Meeks-Koch
Positively People, LLC
Mount Pleasant, SC USA

Nava Michael-Tsabari *
Tel Aviv University
Savyon, Israel

Begoña Pereira-Otero *
BPO Consultores S.L.
Nigran, Spain

Susan Rix
BDO (Qld) Pty Ltd
Brisbane, Australia

Wendy Sage-Hayward *
The Family Business Consulting Group
Vancouver, Canada

Kirsten Taylor-Martin *
Grant Thornton Australia
Sydney, Australia

Lorraine Uhlaner *
EDHEC Business School
Roubaix, France

* Also received the Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising (ACFBA) in London.
* Also received the Advanced Certificate in Family Wealth Advising (ACFWA) in London.

Congratulations to all certificate holders worldwide who are advancing the multidisciplinary approach to family enterprise advising, consulting, and research.

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Overseeing the GEN program is Gretchen Graham who can be reached for more details.

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