Forward Momentum™: Fresh Insights



Our goal is to keep you inspired, informed, and connected to the leading voices and current thinking in the industry. 



In this episode, Chief Knowledge & Learning Officer Amy Hart Clyne speaks with Peter Begalla Begalla, a well-known family enterprise consultant, Education and Conference Director for Family Business Magazine, as well as a trained family therapist. Peter and Amy talk about the pressures that families are experiencing and how family decision-making and governance have become truncated during this unprecedented time. Peter offers an insider's perspective and shares how he believes this crisis will impact family governance.





When Change Seems Overwhelming, Keep Focus on the Long Term


Without a doubt, this past quarter has been one that the world has never seen before. In CIO Rick Pitcairn's most recent economic and market update, he addresses how:
  • Pitcairn portfolios are performing
  • US Markets are adjusting to these uncertain times
  • Economic stimulus is affecting the markets and consumer confidence



As a follow up to the recent investment commentary, Rick Pitcairn and Andy Busser sat down for a virtual conversation and dove deeper into lessons learned from financial history, stimulus impact on the US, and outlook for the near term.




Keeping the Family Connected in Self-isolation: Best Practices for Retooling the Family Meeting in a Remote World

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is creating the greatest uncertainty and upheaval in recent memory, many families are being forced to rethink family meetings. Families are embracing virtual family gatherings through video conferencing tools and other technologies. From our work with families, we’ve identified the following best practices in coordinating and conducting a virtual family meeting.



About Pitcairn

Pitcairn is a true family office and leader in helping families navigate the challenges and opportunities created by the interplay of family and financial dynamics. Through Wealth Momentum®, an experience-based family office model, Pitcairn helps families achieve a more effective and complete experience. Since its inception, Pitcairn has partnered with some of the world’s wealthiest families to meet their needs and drive better outcomes – year to year, decade to decade, generation to generation. Today, Pitcairn is recognized as an innovator, guiding families through generational transitions and redefining the industry standard for family offices. The firm is located in Philadelphia, with offices in New York and Washington, DC and a network of resources around the world.