Mary C. Nicoletti Director, The Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia
Mary C. Nicoletti is director of The Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship, drawing upon a rich family legacy of entrepreneurs in the music and entertainment industry, experiences as a non-family member employee at multiple family businesses, and more than a decade of expertise in addictions counseling, practice management and program development. She is a passionate advocate for helping family members in management navigate personal conflict and complex ownership dynamics while equipping next generation leaders with the skills and techniques to thrive in robust family systems and take on the global business challenges of the future.
Horward Dorman, CPA Partner, Mazars USA LLP
Howard Dorman, CPA, has more than 30 years of professional experience providing accounting, tax, and consulting solutions to owner managed businesses. He primarily works with businesses operating in manufacturing & distribution with a specialization in the food & beverage sector. Howard is particularly adept at providing strategic planning guidance to owner managed businesses, especially those which are family-owned and operated. He currently is working with several companies operating in their third generation. He assists clients in obtaining bank financing, navigating through complex merger and acquisition procedures, and management facilitation. Howard works closely with business owners providing succession and exit strategy plans that are most effective for both themselves and their businesses.
He received his BS from Fairleigh Dickinson University.