CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Cambridge Family Enterprise Group (CFEG) has invited internationally recognized wealth psychologist and consultant Dr. Jim Grubman to join the firm as Senior Advisor and Partner.
“Jim Grubman is acclaimed in the world of family business advising,” says CFEG Founder and Chairman Dr. John A. Davis. “His deep and varied perspective will help us build on and advance our advisory services, our teaching, our research, and our publishing on the essential topic of wealth and how families can manage its psychological impact. We look forward to sharing Dr. Grubman’s insight and vision with our clients.”
Dr. Grubman has over 30 years’ experience in private practice as a valued advisor to wealthy individuals, couples, and families. His unique skill set combines psychology, business, finance, healthcare, and law, along with his unparalleled understanding of the psychology of wealth. His areas of expertise include family governance and decision-making, conflict resolution, estate planning and trusts, succession transitions, leadership and next generation development, philanthropy, and family offices. He will help CFEG clients navigate the challenges of affluence, inter-generational conflicts, and family enterprise governance and sustainability.
“I am very delighted to join the Cambridge Family Enterprise Group at a particularly dynamic time in the firm’s history,” said Dr. Grubman. “The level of depth, experience and innovation here is truly remarkable. I look forward to being part of the many bold new initiatives we are unfolding as we help client families face the challenges of a rapidly changing, global business environment.”
Dr. Grubman is the author of Strangers in Paradise: How Families Adapt to Wealth Across Generations, and co-author with Dennis Jaffe of Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across Generations. His work has been included in Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, CNBC and The New York Times, among others.
A sought-after speaker, Dr. Grubman has presented at national and international conferences and academic programs, including TIGER21, the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning of the University of Miami School of Law, and the Family Firm Institute. He has guest lectured and served as a facilitator in the Families in Business executive program at Harvard Business School. As a faculty member of the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University from 2004 to 2008, he developed and taught the first graduate-level course in the United States about the psychological aspects of financial advising.
The Cambridge Family Enterprise Group (CFEG), founded in 1989, is a global advisory, education, and research organization dedicated to family-owned enterprises. With offices in the United States, Brazil, and China, CFEG helps families in business achieve transformative change and multigenerational success for their families, ownership groups, businesses, and financial wealth. cfeg.com