As educator, author, adjudicator and family business owner, Wendy brings 30+ years of experience working with business leaders, family firms and their boards. She is the Academic Director and a Lead Instructor for Family Enterprise Canada and a certified Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA).
Wendy was a fifth-generation member and director of a 135 year-old U.S. family firm for 20+ years. She currently owns and operates an agricultural tourism business with her family in the Southern Gulf Islands.
Wendy is the co-author of two books: Human Resources in Family Business: Maximizing the Power of Your People and Own It! How to Develop a Family Enterprise Owner’s Mindset at Every Age. Her background in family business ownership and governance motivated Wendy to dedicate her career to serving the needs of business families who are passionate about operating and transitioning their enterprise to future generations.