Stephanie Brun de Pontet, PhD

Senior Consultant, The Family Business Consulting Group

Stephanie Brun de Pontet, Ph.D., is a senior consultant of the Family Business Consulting Group. She specializes in advising family enterprises facing important transitions. She has extensive experience working with sibling teams and developing training programs to educate next-generation family members. A recognized expert on the topic of succession, Stephanie frequently collaborates with clients on key aspects of this process, such as establishing succession plans, drafting needed policies and governance structures, and building a framework for next-generation collaborations. Her work is driven by knowledge and experience from the fields of management, entrepreneurship and psychology.
 
In addition to her consulting work, Stephanie co-authored Building a Successful Business Board and Siblings and the Family Business, two well-regarded, practical books published by Palgrave. A regular contributor to thought leadership in the field, Stephanie is also the executive editor of the Family Business Advisor.
 
Fluent in English and French, Stephanie has lived in Atlanta since 2005. Building on her passion for helping families, Stephanie serves on the board of Kate’s Club, an Atlanta non-profit whose mission is to empower children and teens after the loss of a parent or a sibling.