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Our family business alumni enrich the activities of the Family Business Program at Columbia Business School in a variety of ways.
Distinguished alumni have participated in our BBH Family Business Leadership Speaker Series and given guest lectures in our classes, attended or particpated as a panelist at our annual conference, met students through the Power Dinner program, and have joined our Family Business Alumni Circle, which supports the unique programming of the Family Business Program. If you are interested in becoming involved, please let us know!
“The classes I took gave me a deep understanding of the complex issues around family enterprise, enabling me to work more effectively with family business clients. As an alum, attending the special events keeps me informed on relevant issues that are top of mind for family businesses.” Emily Dubinsky ‘16, Private Wealth Advisor, Goldman Sachs
“I learned the importance of having the right kind of processes and systems that can support our entrepreneurial dynamism. Because that's how we got to where we are.” Jay Varkey ‘14, CEO, GEMS UK & Europe