The 2016 FFI Nominating Committee is pleased to announce
the following open positions for the FFI Board of Directors:
Up to three positions are open for four-year terms beginning
after the Annual Meeting in Miami in October 2016
This year the committee is looking for expertise in the
- Academic Experience: Nearly one-third of FFI’s membership includes academics and educators in the family business field. To further the ongoing goal of developing and disseminating knowledge to FFI members and to the public at large, educators and researchers are encouraged to apply.
- Business Development and Philanthropic Experience: In keeping with the FFI mission to “... provide relevant tools for advisors and consultants, academics and family enterprise members to drive success.” the committee is seeking candidates with international networks and experience in marketing and development as well as the desire and ability to encourage charitable contributions.
- Online Educational Experience: As FFI continues to expand its global network of thought leaders through the Global Education Network (GEN), candidates with strong technological backgrounds, online teaching and curriculum development experience are sought.
- Financial acumen is especially desired in all of the above categories.
In all cases, we are seeking individuals who are enthusiastic about FFI's multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural approach to the field as articulated in the mission statement:
“FFI's mission is to be the most influential global network of thought-leaders in the field of family enterprise. We provide research-based learning and relevant tools for advisors and consultants, academics and family enterprise members to drive success.”
Nominees do not have to be current members of FFI.
Self-nominations are permitted.
Names should be submitted using the online form below by March 25, 2016.
The Nominating Committee will then review all suggestions, including its own, to develop a list of potential candidates for interviewing by the committee. Nominees will be chosen by early June and the election will take place by electronic balloting in August. In all cases, we are seeking individuals who are
enthusiastic about FFI’s multidisciplinary and cross cultural approach to the
Submit Your Nomination Here: