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The Richard Beckhard Practice Award was established to honor a founding member and distinguished practitioner in the family business field.

It recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of family business practice.

 



Criteria

Candidate is to be engaged primarily in the practice of advising and consulting with family businesses, and one or more of the following:

  • significant contribution to the delivery of advising or consultancy services to family businesses as demonstrated by published and unpublished materials.
  • excellence in delivery of a client intervention as demonstrated by a case study, video or other documentation.
  • development of widely applicable and successfully tested consultancy or advisory tool or method used to assist family businesses.
  • leadership within FFI in the promotion of responsible and excellent practice.


Award Recipients

2016

 

John Davis

2015

 

Jared Kaplan

2014

 

The Center of Entrepreneurial Families (CEFEM)

2013   

Marion McCollom Hampton

2012

 

Nancy Drozdow

2011

 

Peter Leach

2010

 

Leslie Dashew

2009

 

James Olan Hutcheson

2008

 

Jane Hilburt-Davis and Jeffrey Rothstein (posthumously)

2007

 

Kelin Gersick

2006

 

Dennis Jaffe

2005

 

Michael G. Shulman

2004

 

Renato Tagiuri

2003

 

François M. de Visscher

2002

 

Fredda Herz Brown

2001

 

Miguel Gallo

2000

 

Joseph Astrachan

1999

 

Stephen L. McClure

1998

 

David E. Bork

1997

 

Craig E.Aronoff

1996

 

Ernesto Poza

1995

 

Ivan Lansberg

1994

 

John L.Ward

1992

 

Richard Beckhard

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