ABOUT MARK GREEN
Mark T. Green is an internationally known family business consultant, speaker, author, educator and researcher.
His expert counsel is sought by companies throughout the world on topics such as family business, entrepreneurship, public policy and management. He teaches executive education programs, workshops, seminars and academic courses for family businesses and professionals who serve family enterprises.
An accomplished professional speaker, Mark has given presentations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. He has served as a keynote or featured speaker at hundreds of conferences, trade shows, continuing education programs, executive education programs, workshops and industry meetings.
Mark often serves as a source for the media on stories about family businesses. He has been quoted in a variety of well-known print and broadcast media including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Inc., The New York Times, MSNBC, The Seattle Times, The Denver Post, The Oregonian, The Business Journals and many others.
Mark is also a regular contributor to a variety of newspapers, magazines and industry trade publications, and serves as an advisor to radio and TV programs with family business themes. In addition, he has authored or co-authored more than 20 academic journal articles, book chapters and book reviews.
Mark’s newest book, Inside the Multi-Generational Family Business, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in April 2011. The book is an inside look at how “generational stack-up” – the convergence of several generations as owners, managers, employees and shareholders – affects the success or failure of the family business.
Before founding his family business consultancy, Mark was a principal with The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc.®. Mark also served as director of the Austin Family Business Program and was the founding director of the Austin Entrepreneurship Program at Oregon State University’s College of Business. He co-founded the Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC) in 2005, and has served as chair of the Educator and Research Conference for the Family Firm Institute. In 2010, Mark co-founded the Pacific Family Business Institute.
Mark earned his Ph.D. in economics and political science, and an M.A. in political economy from the Claremont Graduate School. He holds an MBA from Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cal Poly Pomona.
Mark currently serves on the board of directors for a number of family businesses and non-profit organizations. He enjoys life in Salem, Oregon, with his wife, Karen, and their daughter.