Experts in Succession Planning 7 experts

Michael Vann

Michael Vann

Indian Orchard, MA | Strategic & Transaction Consulting Advisors for Small/Mid-Size Businesses

The Vann Group provides strategic consulting and transactional advisory services to the owners of privately held companies who wish to create, maximize and realize the unlocked value in their companies. We are a multi-generational family owned business. We are passionate about solving business challenges and do so by combining a common sense approach with best practices and tools that simplify problem-solving and execution. We focus our efforts on two areas: scalability - helping companies consistently grow and build value and continuity - ensuring the companies are sustainable for... Read more

George Smart

George Smart

Durham, NC | Senior Business Coach | Speaker | Author

Over the last 30 years, Duke University, SAS, Boeing, Bayer, Microsoft, GlaxoSmithKline, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the CIA, and nearly 400 other organizations large and small have all consulted and trusted George Smart for leadership development and executive coaching. Drawing from an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business plus training from the Center for Creative Leadership and the National Training Lab for Applied Behavioral Science, George Smart speaks on leadership to Fortune 500 companies and national associations on how to make the workplace less insane and... Read more

David Karofsky

David Karofsky

Framingham, MA | Family Business Consultant, Family Business Peer Group Facilitator

Transition Consulting Group is a family owned consulting business led by father-son team Paul & David Karofsky. Both offer decades of first-hand and professional experience in Family Business Planning consulting, coaching, mentoring, and leadership. Paul Karofsky is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Harvard Business School’s OPM Program. After 22 years, mostly as third generation CEO in his family’s distribution business, he sold the company and earned his Ed.M. from Harvard University focused on the psychosocial lives of families and intergenerational relationships. He is Executive... Read more

Libby Dishner

Libby Dishner

Richmond, VA | Principal at Cresco Strategy | Coach | Consultant

I have spent 20 years helping individuals develop their full potential, achieve great success and find fulfillment. My partners and I grow organizations through their leaders. During consulting engagements, we guide organizations to align their human resources strategies and talent development to their strategic goals. Using thought leadership, best practices combined with custom solutions developed for each specific clients needs, we exceed our client expectations. Mentoring and coaching is action oriented. Engagements allow the client to reflect on situations and behaviors,... Read more

Dan Dwyer

Dan Dwyer

Fountain, CO | Founder of Vetrepreneur Life - Dedicated to the Boots to Business Advancement of Veteran Entrepreneurs

I am a Colorado-based, veteran entrepreneur dedicated to the boots to business advancement of Vetrepreneurs across the globe. An experienced leadership and organizational development consultant, leadership blogger, and coach to leaders, managers and organizations, I am passionate about powerful conversations that accelerate organizational success. I enjoy guiding people who guide others; shaping performance improvement, and up starting start-ups. I especially enjoy working with young leaders who want to make a difference for their team, their organization, and our society. With over 25... Read more

Jeremy Robinson

Jeremy Robinson

New York, NY | CEO Coach Robinson

Jeremy Robinson’s business career has been the result of the mix of disciplines of writing, psychotherapy and management consulting. He coaches C-level executives, Managing Directors, Senior VPs, VPs, Executive Directors and high potential employees in a wide range of industries including financial services, pharmaceuticals, professional services, media/publishing, high-tech/telecom and transportation. Jeremy is often chosen to coach highly-valued, high IQ executives on their self-management, leadership and emotional intelligence skills. These assignments usually result in clients... Read more

Jim Moore

Jim Moore

Boulder, CO | Experienced Executive Coach and Leadership Development Consultant

An independent leadership development consultant, Jim Moore is a Founding Member of the Marshall Goldsmith Group, as well as the Alexel Group. He has also headed leadership development and training divisions of internationally reputed organizations over a 20+ year career. He works with clients to build leadership development strategies and initiatives; and he coaches successful executives to become even more successful. Jim was the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at Sun Microsystems Inc where he was responsible for workforce planning, executive selection and development, and for SunU –... Read more