Entity Type: Person

Susanne Bransgrove

Susanne Bransgrove

Susanne Bransgrove, one of the directors of Liquidgold Consultants, is known for her passion for supporting Families in Business manage the complexities of balancing multiple generations and for encouraging female founders and future leaders to be the best they can be. Growing up in Germany as part of a third-generation family […]

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Angelina Carleton

Angelina Carleton, the founder of Legacy Planning, is an advisor to many entrepreneurs and financial professionals worldwide. Mrs. Carleton coaches clients with navigating their personal roadmaps to achieve their legacies.  In 2015, she was recognised by Los Angeles Business [L.A. Biz] as a Woman of Influence, an award from the American […]

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Trish Tonaj

Trish Tonaj is a coach, author and passionate believer in the power of mentorship. With over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience and through her books A Diary of Change: 12 Personal Tools and Breaking Barriers, she has helped business owners and enterprise leaders to reach their full potential while creating […]

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Nike Anani

Nike Anani did not plan on dedicating her life to the family business segment in Africa. Fate, it would seem, chose for her. Nike is the founder and CEO of Nike Anani Practice, Ltd., in Lagos, Nigeria, where she helps second-generation family business members collaborate with the founding generation in […]

Francesca Maria Cesaroni

Francesca Maria Cesaroni

Francesca Maria Cesaroni is Full Professor of Business Administration at the University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Department of Economic, Society, Politics. She teaches accounting and entrepreneurship and small business at the School of Economics, University of Urbino. Her research focuses on SMEs, entrepreneurship, women-owned firms, family firms and succession processes. […]

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Sharon Flynn

The path to success was not a linear one for Sharon Flynn. She travelled the world in search of the best fermentation practices for 20 years before returning to Australia, where she committed to putting her newfound knowledge to use. Her first task: re-educating Australians regarding their choice of food. […]

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Christina Foxwell

Christina Foxwell knew something was not quite right; she just could not exactly put her finger on it. After working exhaustively, coaching and training executives in the area of management and leadership skills in Australia, she was not seeing the results she was hoping for. After a long and comprehensive […]

Ken Gilbert

Ken Gilbert

A long-time Hawaii resident, Ken is co-founder of Business Consulting Resources, Inc. He offers over 35 years of consulting knowledge and holds a B.S.B.A. in Personnel and Employee Relations and a Master’s Degree in International Business from the American University in Washington D.C.

Jean Santos

Jean Santos

A founding member of Business Consulting Resources, Jean brings over 35 years of experience to Hawaii corporations in organisational development, strategic planning and market strategies, human resources, executive coaching, team building and leadership development.

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Janice DiPietro

Driven by a passion for helping people, families and organizations succeed, Janice DiPietro has successfully led and consulted to companies for over 30 years. She has experience in many diverse and complex industries with a focus on family-controlled enterprises. Janice founded Exceptional Leaders International (E.L.I.) to channel her passion for […]

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Sara Irvani

In 2017, Sara Irvani took over from her father Bahman as the CEO of Okabashi. Carrying her family’s legacy with confidence, Sara is ensuring the continuation of Okabashi’s success through the third generation and beyond.

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Kara Sandberg (born August 28, 1969) is an American businesswoman. She has served as the chief operating officer of Facebook since 2008. In June 2012, she was also elected to the board of directors by the existing board members, becoming the first woman to serve on its board. Before […]