Press release from the Family Firm Institute:
Juliette Johnson of Juliette Johnson Consultancy was honoured as a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute at the 2014 FFI Global Conference, October 8-11 in Washington, D.C. with the designation of ACFBA – Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising and FFI Fellow Status.
The certificate is presented to individuals who have achieved comprehensive professional knowledge and gained significant expertise that can be used as value to family business owners and family wealth clients. This distinction further ensures that the highest standards in professional best practices will be implemented. It signifies that Juliette has completed a program of study as part of the Family Firm Institute’s Global Education Network, presented at FFI annual conferences and has published in FFI publications.
“Through obtaining Fellow status, Juliette Johnson has gained a deeper understanding of the needs of family-owned enterprises and the many roles family business and non-family members play, “ said Judy Green, Executive Director of the Family Firm Institute. Participants have access to cutting edge information and resources for exploring the core disciplines — behavioural science, finance, law and management science — and steps for forming collaborative teams. FFI provides multidisciplinary educational programs to advance family enterprises worldwide by enabling collaboration between family enterprise practitioners and academics, creating a global network of professionals.
The Family Firm Institute (www.ffi.org), an international professional membership organization of over 1800 individuals and organizations across 88 countries, is dedicated to providing interdisciplinary education and networking opportunities for family business and family wealth advisors, consultants, educators and researchers. It works to increase public awareness and broaden the understanding of trends and developments in the family business and family wealth fields. As the dominant form of business organization worldwide, family businesses make a unique contribution to the social vitality and economic wealth of communities. FFI seeks to increase the understanding of the family enterprise as a fundamental driver of global economic growth and prosperity.