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Fredda Herz Brown

Senior Consultant, Relative Solutions

Fredda Herz Brown, PhD, is a pioneer in the field of family enterprise. Her numerous contributions over a quarter century have helped to establish standards of professional practice and develop the body of knowledge that defines the work of the field to this day. She is the co-author of the highly acclaimed and innovative The Family Wealth Sustainability Toolkit. Combining an online index with a book, the toolkit provides an innovative way for wealthy individuals, family offices, and the financial planners, advisors, and wealth managers who counsel them to better assess their wealth sustainability skills.

Dr. Herz Brown has authored many articles, and has served as a mentor to many young consultants and family enterprise scholars, which demonstrate her thought leadership in the field. Fredda is also the author of Reweaving the Family Tapestry, which encapsulated her model for understanding and working with families as they evolve through their life cycles.

Fredda is in high demand as a panelist, workshop leader, and lecturer. She continues to serve as a guest lecturer for a number of academic programs. Fredda serves as the chair of the Professional Advisory Board of the NY Family Enterprise Center. Her distinguished career accomplishments have been honored by awards from the Family Office Exchange and the Family Firm Institute, where she is a Fellow and founding board member.

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