Family Directors Essentials

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Meet the Faculty

The following leading family business governance experts will be facilitating the program:

Stephanie Brun de Pontet
Stephanie Brun de Pontet, Ph.D.

Stephanie is a principal consultant specializing in advising family enterprises facing important transitions. A recognized expert on the topic of succession, Stephanie frequently collaborates with clients on key aspects of this process, such as establishing succession plans, drafting needed policies and governance structures, and building a framework for next-generation collaborations.  In addition to her consulting work, Stephanie co-authored Building a Successful Business Board, Siblings and the Family Business and Transitioning from the Top: Personal Continuity Planning for the Retiring Family Business Leader.

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Shawna Lecuyer

Shawna is a consultant with The Family Business Consulting Group with 25 years of experience working with multiple generations of families in complex business settings. Known for her curiosity, empathy, and growth mindset, Shawna specializes in coaching and mentoring leaders to create a legacy aligned with personal values. Her expertise in both family and business runs deep, allowing her to speak the language of business, while understanding dynamics that can naturally cause conflict. She provides skills and strategies to navigate challenges, allowing authentic leadership and untapped potential to emerge. 

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