The Family Business Consulting Group Names New Consultant

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The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., announce the addition of a new family business consultant to the firm.

The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., has announced that Dana P. Telford, MBA has joined the firm as a consultant. Telford specializes in helping family business owners develop written succession plans that fit the personality and objectives of both generations, create governance systems and processes that build and sustain harmony, and proactively and optimistically manage the conflict that is inherent to family business systems.

Telford is a third generation member of a commercial real estate firm based in the western U. S. While earning a graduate degree in business at Harvard University, he immersed himself in the study of family business and began his consulting career shortly after graduation. He has since advised hundreds of business families from many business sectors in a variety of sizes on five continents and in more than 14 different countries, including Switzerland, China, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Brazil, Kuwait, England, Mexico, Canada and the UAE. He works with family businesses of all complexities and sizes, from farmers to leaders from Forbes’ list of the world’s wealthiest, from dentists to royalty, and from landscapers to passive owners of two of the world’s largest companies.

Telford has co-authored two books that have sold more than 70,000 copies in four languages; the national best seller The Integrity Advantage: How Taking the High Road Creates a Competitive Advantage in Business and Integrity Works: Strategies for Becoming a Trusted, Respected and Admired Leader. He has been a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School, the University of Utah, USC, Cal State Fullerton, Centenary College, Thunderbird, Gonzaga and the American University of Kuwait. He has also been a guest on ABC and FOX television. His research and writing has been quoted in Investor’s Business Daily, The Chicago Tribune, The Orange County Register, Toronto Globe and Mail and others.

About The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc.
Founded in 1994, The Family Business Consulting Group is the leading business consultancy exclusively devoted to helping family enterprises prosper across generations. With 22 consultants in the United States, Canada and Europe, FBCG advises more business-owning families than any other firm in the world. In addition to assisting clients with strategic planning and succession planning, FBCG consultants conduct research, present seminars and author newsletters and books addressing key issues such as conflict resolution, board development, and improving family relationships and communications. The firm is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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