Clinical Professor of Family Enterprises
Founder and Co-Director, Center for Family Enterprises, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208 U.S.A.
Phone: 847 467-7855
Lloyd Shefsky is Clinical Professor of Family Enterprises, Founder and Co-director of the Center for Family Enterprises at the Kellogg School of Management. Professor Shefsky has taught courses, lectured and spoken in China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, Israel and throughout the United States.
He has written professional articles on family business, entrepreneurship, and other related topics, and is the author of recently released, Invent Reinvent Thrive, The Keys to Success for Any Start-up, Entrepreneur, or Family Business, and the best-seller, Entrepreneurs Are Made Not Born, both published by McGraw-Hill and translated into seven languages.
Lloyd is a consultant, coach, mentor and advisor to family businesses and public companies controlled by families on matters including: corporate governance; succession; hiring and compensation; enterprising activities within family enterprises; and philanthropic efforts. In addition, Professor Shefsky has co-founded several businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
Lloyd is also a coach, consultant and mentor to entrepreneurs, from their earliest stages through expansions, public offerings, sales of the businesses.
Lloyd founded the Chicago law firm, Shefsky & Froelich, now merged with the Taft Law firm where he serves as Of Counsel. He received his JD from The Law School at the University of Chicago, his Bachelor Degree in accounting from DePaul University, and is also a CPA.