Paradise, Ph.D., Founder and President,
on over 30 years of
individual and corporate experience to help his clients
maximize their leadership
and organizational potential. Initially trained to diagnose and
treat emotional issues, he created this firm three decades ago to help
individuals, intergenerational families, and business partners
communicate effectively, resolve disputes amicably, develop functional
teams with vibrant cultures as they attain superior results. He has
of local, regional, and national businesses meet the challenges they face.
He earned his doctorate at Smith College School for Social Work and did
his post doctoral work in organizational diagnosis at the Harvard Medical
School and at the Harvard Business School.
PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS
the Board of Directors of The Family Firm Institute, New England Chapter
(www.ffi.org), an international professional organization dedicated to
providing interdisciplinary education opportunities for family business
advisors, consultants, educators and researchers and to raising public
awareness about trends and developments in the family business field.
Family Firm Institute New England Chapter Program Committee, organizing
the quarterly interdisciplinary educational and networking meetings.
certificate holder in Family Business Advising from the Family Firm
Institute and Fellow of the organization.
Founding member and coordinator of
the local interdisciplinary Family Firm
Institute New England Chapter MetroWest Study Group that explores current
topics of interest in the field of family business advisory services.
the Organizing Committee of the 2007 Massachusetts Family Business of the
Year Awards, a joint venture of The Family Firm Institute New England
Chapter and Northeastern University Center for Family Business, dedicated
to honoring the most successfully run and managed Massachusetts-based
family businesses and entrepreneurships (www.nuffi.org).
Member - Crimson Consultants' Collaborative, a group initiated by the Harvard
Business School MBA's.
Member - New England Business Brokers Association.
Member of STPi [Successful Transition Planning Institute] Advisor
Patina Nation, senior expert consultants available for projects and
engagements, mentoring and coaching, for companies and their unique