Senior Family Enterprises Specialist
Ann Dugan is one of the foremost internationally recognised advisors to entrepreneurs and families of wealth globally. Ann has helped a number of Key Capital's significant family office clients explore their philanthropic interests and with the education and mentoring of family members.
An advocate and early innovator in understanding the power of education to achieve long-term sustainability and multi-generational success, Ann works with family enterprises, family foundations, entrepreneurs and family offices to develop a vision, install proper governance structures, manage generational wealth transition, and manage timely transition and exits.
A fourth generation member of a business-owning family in the US, Ann began a 30-year career starting and growing one of the most successful university-based entrepreneurship and family enterprise organisations in North America, the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence of the University of Pittsburgh, which continues to thrive today after Ann led her own successful transition in 2014. She is also a Family Business Fellow of Cornell University.
Ann has worked closely with Key Capital since 2017, presenting at all of our Family Offices conferences.