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Kathryn McCarthy Receives FFI Award



This week concludes our series of podcasts featuring interviews with the 2020 FFI Achievement Award recipients. Thank you to Jordan Rich and Kathryn McCarthy, the recipient of the Richard Beckhard Practice Award, for this podcast, in which Kathryn reflects on what it means to receive the award and on the evolving role of family offices. To learn more about the Family Firm Institute go to www.ffi.org.


The STEP Project Receives FFI Award



This week we continue our series of podcast interviews with the recipients of the 2020 FFI Achievement Awards by featuring this year’s International Award recipient, the Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project. In this podcast, Jordan Rich interviews Andrea Calabrò, the STEP academic director about the STEP Project’s family enterprise research initiatives and their international focus and application. To learn more about the Family Firm Institute go to www.ffi.org.


Andrew Hier Receives FFI Award



We are pleased to continue our series of podcasts featuring interviews with the 2020 FFI Achievement Award recipients. In this week’s podcast, Andrew Hier, the recipient of the Interdisciplinary Award, reflects on the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to family enterprise advising and how his own background as an attorney has contributed to his current advisory skills. To learn more about the Family Firm Institute go to www.ffi.org.


Rania Labaki Receives FFI Award



FFI Practitioner is pleased to introduce a series of podcasts featuring interviews with the 2020 FFI Achievement Award recipients. In this week’s podcast, Jordan Rich interviews Rania Labaki, the recipient of the Barbara Hollander Award, about her experience in the field and the current state of family enterprise advising. To learn more about the Family Firm Institute go to www.ffi.org.

Jessica Genick, Broadway Producer & FFI Conference Keynote



Join Jessica Genick, Tony nominated producer of 10 Broadway shows including Come From Away, as she talks with Jordan Rich about life in a family business. She is the daughter of the famed and prolific producer, Jerry Frankel, and grew up in the business of theater. In addition to producing, Jessica creates and leads “Business of Broadway” workshops for students of all ages and for private groups. Prior to her career as a producer, Jessica was a professional actor and received her BFA in Musical Theater from Syracuse University. Jessica then studied Drama Therapy at The New School and received her master’s degree in Drama Therapy from NYU. Jessica is also a Leadership Coach at Fordham University. To learn more about the Family Firm Institute go to www.ffi.org.