Dr. David A. Wells, Executive and Managing Consultant with the GLOBAL Group, will launch the conversation on Wednesday morning by highlighting revelatory research in the field of family businesses, relative to hybrid enterprises that pursue a social good (i.e. education), with a commercial business model. Economic and non-economic factors influencing the governance and management of privately-owned schools will also be highlighted, with the introduction of the concept of “socioemotional wealth” in privately owned schools.
- “Ownership Interests – Calibrating ROI and Owner Benefits”
- “Ownership Transitions – Considering Models, Challenges, and Opportunities”
- “Board Models – Trustee, Governance, Corporate, Advisory, etc.”
- “Active Ownership – Determining Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships when Owners are active in the governance and/or Management of their Schools”
Facilitators for the sessions include Elizabeth Wagner Huergo (American Institute of Monterrey), Dr. Erinn Magee (Chontales Academy), Sebastian Montufar (Colegio Menor), María Isabel Rivas (St. Augustine Preparatory School), and Dr. Magda Serrano (Thomas Jefferson School), among others.
- American Institute of Monterrey (Mexico) – Owner and Head of School Elizabeth Huergo
- Chontales Academy (Nicaragua) – Founder and Director Dr. Erinn Magee
- St. Augustine Preparatory School (Nicaragua) – Founding Co-Owner and Business Manager María Isabel Rivas
- Escola Americana de Vitoria (Brazil) – Founding Co-Owner and Director Andrea Buffaro