Kelin Gersick

Senior Partner, Lansberg, Gersick & Associates
Yale College, ‘70 (Branford alum!)

Kelin Gersick is a Professor Emeritus of Organizational Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology. He is also co-founder and a senior partner of Lansberg, Gersick & Associates, a research and consulting firm in New Haven, Connecticut, that serves family businesses, family offices and family foundations.

Kelin’s work- as a researcher, consultant, former family therapist, writer, and teacher- is all about families. His consulting work focuses on the impact of family relationships- marriage, parenting, siblings and cousins, and multiple generations- on governance and continuity in family businesses, family foundations, and family offices. He is also interested in philanthropy in general, adult development and relationships over time, and movies.

Kelin holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University and a B.A. from Yale University, where he also completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship and served on the faculty. His consulting, teaching, and educational programs on family business and family foundations have taken him throughout North America and to more than 35 countries in Central and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa.