Our Team

Achieving your best outcome begins with a comprehensive view of your stakeholder priorities, circumstances, and goals—not a blind application of a “best practice.” No one has developed the best solution for you yet. Our team can.

We’ve developed a methodology that helps us tame the chaos of intermingled family and business systems.

We build project teams based on expertise areas and gender balance, to address multifaceted concerns of family enterprise. We map solutions to your unique goals; you hold the reins.

Founding Partner

Doug Baumoel is the Founder of Continuity, LLC and offers an extensive background in family business operations and executive management in his work with clients. >> Read more
Managing Partner

Blair Trippe’s expertise as a negotiator, mediator, and family business consultant is grounded in the study of strategic management and conflict resolution methodologies. >> Read more
Partner

Rikk consults with family business owners, family members, management, and their trusted advisors to assist them with succession planning, conflict resolution, family meetings, and strategic planning. >> Read more
Senior Consultant
Sarah Parker Schlesinger has spent the last 25 years working with enterprising families. Prior to joining Continuity, Sarah helped build the CCC Alliance, one of the world’s largest private, independent, peer-to-peer organizations for UHNW families and single-family offices. >> Read more
Senior Consultant

Heidi Clark is a hands-on senior executive with a breadth of experience leading companies through all phases of growth – from start-up and early stage ventures to large public companies. >> Read more
Senior Consultant

Paul is Continuity’s real estate and legal expert, leveraging his significant experience in asset management and law to help closely-held enterprises involved in developing, owning, and managing commercial real estate. >> Read more
Senior Consultant

Brad Fisher works with family business owners who want to unlock the long-term potential of their companies and their families. >> Read more
Specialist

Samantha believes that the quality of our relationships dictates the quality of our lives. This is the foundation of her passion and life's work: helping people improve the quality of their lives and building more productive and connected relationships.>> Read more
Behavioral Finance Specialist

Jacquette M. Timmons focuses on the human side of money. She works as a financial behaviorist and is committed to helping families see that they don’t manage money – they manage their choices around money. >> Read more
Senior Consultant

Dennis Kessler consults with family business owners, family members, management teams and their business advisors to assist them with a variety of strategies for enterprise success. >> Read more
Financial Specialist

Sandi is a financial planner who works with Continuity’s family enterprise clients to support them in managing their personal financial affairs.>> Read more
Senior Consultant

Michael has spent his career working with families in transition using his diverse background in law, business and wealth advisory. >> Read more
Senior Consultant

Judy specializes in maximizing the human capital of family enterprises through her skills in inter-personal communication and coaching. >> Read more
Senior Consultant

Jeff has 35 years of experience as a successful investment professional, private investor, family office executive and CEO.   He is currently a Partner at Tallwoods Partners, a multi-family office that provides tailored financial counsel and investment and portfolio management to a select group of families. >> Read more
Mediator, Facilitator

Arline Kardasis is an expert mediator with a specialty in managing family and family enterprise conflict. She is co-author, with Continuity Managing Partner Blair Trippe and Partner Rikk Larsen. >> Read more
Practice Manager

As practice manager Ron oversees many of the daily business-operations functions of the company and is more often than not the friendly voice greeting callers on the phone. >> Read more
Director, Client Engagement

As Director, Client Engagement Betsy supports our client prospects and consulting team’s day-to-day needs as well as taking on initiatives for research, social media, and database management. >> Read more