About the Authors

James E. Hughes, Jr., Esq

Jay, a resident of Aspen, Colorado, a retired attorney, is the author of Family Wealth: Keeping It in the Family, and of Family—The Compact Among Generations, and numerous articles on family governance and wealth preservation as well as a series of Reflections, which can be found on the Articles section of his web site www.jamesehughes.com. He was the founder of a law partnership in New York City and has spoken frequently at numerous international and domestic symposia on the avoidance of the shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves proverb and the growth of families' human, intellectual, social, and spiritual capital as supported by their financial capital toward their families' flourishing. He is a member of various philanthropic boards and a member of the editorial boards of various professional journals. He is a graduate of the Far Brook School, which teaches through the arts; the Pingry School; Princeton University; and the Columbia School of Law.

Dr. Susan E. Massenzio

Susan is a psychologist and president of Wise Counsel Research Associates, a think-tank and consultancy.

Susan has many years' experience consulting to senior executives, leadership teams of Fortune 100 companies, and heads of family businesses. She helps firms develop high potential executives, plan leadership succession, and integrate key leaders into new roles. She helps family leaders make a positive impact through enhanced communication, decision making, cultivation ...

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