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Team

Meet our global team of experts

Our global team of advisors offers a wealth of multi-disciplinary knowledge and international experience to guide you on the path to continuity.

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Ashley Blanchard

Ashley Blanchard

Ashley is a seasoned nonprofit strategy and management consultant, with a focus on strategic planning for family foundations. 

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Catalina Arango

Catalina Arango

Catalina works with partners and senior associates of the firm supporting client families to ensure the continuity of the family businesses.

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Christopher Robichaud

Christopher Robichaud

Christopher has over a decade of professional experience working at the intersection of education and practice.

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Devin

Devin DeCiantis

Devin has been advising and teaching for over a decade and specializes in the financial, organizational, and strategic aspects of complex family enterprises.

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Don Carlson

Don Carlson

Don is an executive, educator, attorney and entrepreneur. His focus is governance planning, and values in family enterprises and foundations.

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Fernanda Jaramillo

Fernanda Jaramillo

Fernanda is a partner working primarily in Central and South America. Fernanda has extensive experience supporting families in transition.

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Francisco Valera

Francisco Valera

Francisco specializes in research and consulting for complex family enterprises. His duties included doing economic analysis and family business education.

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Galit Philosof

Galit is a strategic financial coach and a trusted advisor to ultra-high-net-worth families and family businesses.

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Gustavo Carvajal

Gustavo Carvajal

Gustavo is a partner who advises family enterprises throughout Latin America on complex corporate governance matters.

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Ivan Lansberg

Ivan Lansberg

Ivan is a Founding Partner and consults with complex family businesses in the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

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Jeff Melanson

Jeff Melanson

Jeff is a seasoned consultant known for his inventive approach to meeting business challenges and opportunities with a bold strategy.

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Katherine Grady

Katherine Grady

Katherine has advised families for over 25 years, focusing on continuity planning, governance design, leadership development, executive coaching, and team building.

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Kelin Gersick

Kelin Gersick

Kelin is a Co-founder and Senior Advisor at LGA with over 30 years of experience consulting and teaching around the world.

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Lisa Lazarus

Lisa Lazarus

Lisa is a trusted advisor, strategist, facilitator, and executive coach who applies an equity lens to help families take action.

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Maria Cecilia Escallon

Maria Cecilia Escallon

Maria has over 20 years of finance and governance experience within family businesses and actively serves on several Boards.

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Maria Dolores Moreno

Maria Dolores Moreno

Maria is a former Chief Financial Officer and has worked in the field of finance in family-owned businesses over the last twenty years.

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Matt Allen

Matt’s expertise is in the area of family learning, family entrepreneurship and the development of the next generation

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Nate Hamilton

Nate Hamilton

Nathan is an accomplished executive with wide-ranging experience across a variety of private and not-for-profit organizations.

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Neus Feliu

Neus Feliu

Neus has 20 years of expertise in corporate and family business governance specializing in large Latin American and European.

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Nicolas Hollanders

Nicolas Hollanders

Nicolas specializes in governance design and succession planning for family enterprises around the world.

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Rania Labaki

Rania Labaki

Rania specializes in the interplay between family dynamics and family business decision-making.

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Sarah Cox

Sarah provides consultation to multi-generation family businesses regarding governance, shareholder development, and leadership development. 

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Sharon Duguid

Sharon Duguid

Sharon has been consulting and coaching internationally to privately held and family-owned enterprises for over 25 years.

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Wendy Ulaszek

Wendy Ulaszek

Wendy is a partner that has over 15 years of consulting and counseling experience in individual, group, and organizational assessment and leadership development.

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