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Co-founder and principal of The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., Craig Aronoff is a leading consultant, speaker, writer and educator in the family business field.

As the founder of the Cox Family Enterprise Center and current professor emeritus at Kennesaw State University in Marietta, GA, Craig invented and implemented the membership-based, professional-service-provider sponsored Family Business Forum, which has served as a model of family business education for some 150 universities worldwide. Until his retirement in January 2005, he held the Dinos Eminent Scholar Distinguished Chair of Private Enterprise and was a professor of management in Kennesaw State’s Coles College of Business.

As a consultant, Craig has worked with hundreds of family companies in the U.S. and abroad on issues including generational transitions, developing business and family governance processes and structures, finding and articulating family missions and value, facilitating decision making and conflict resolution, managerial development, family compensation and dividend policies, family meetings, and more. As an inspiring, informative and entertaining speaker on a variety of family business topics, he speaks regularly to trade and professional groups and has lectured at over 100 universities.