Katherine Grady

Katherine Grady


Katherine Grady

Katherine Grady


Katherine’s expertise as a psychologist, consultant and executive coach allows her to focus on individual and organizational development within different family and organizational contexts.  


Katherine is a Senior Advisor at LGA and  a family business consultant for over 25 years.  Her work with the firm focuses on continuity planning, governance design, leadership development, and team building. She also lectures and publishes on continuity planning, leadership, career development, leadership, personality differences, team building, and family dynamics.


Katherine earned her B.A. from Oberlin College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.  She completed her internship at Yale University. 


Katherine was a faculty member and Associate Clinical Professor at Yale University for thirty years, involved in teaching, service, and research related to families and organization development.  She was also a faculty member and coach for twenty years for the Center for Creative Leadership’s Development Program conducted by Rensselaer at Hartford and an executive coach with the Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises at Northwestern.


She lives with her husband in Madison, CT.


Her published works include:


  • What is the point of Family Governance?  In Wealth of Wisdom by Keith Whitaker and Tom McCullough (2019)
  • Mentoring the next generation.  Families in Business (2002)
  • Continuing the journey: Reevaluating at mid-life.  Family Business Magazine (2000)
  • Beginning the journey: Should I work for the Family Business?  Family Business Magazine (2000)







Insights by Katherine Grady


Mentoring the next generation

The next generation of mentors – parents, uncles, aunts, grandparents, senior business leaders and advisors – play an important role in guiding the next generation of family members.

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