Executive Education

Albert Napoli

Senior Lecturer of Clinical Entrepreneurship

Albert Napoli is an expert in family business and family systems with a special emphasis on succession planning. Albert partners with CEOs, family members, and non-family member executives to create smooth leadership and business transition plans from one generation to the next. He has a deep understanding of multigenerational planning and the types of conflict that impact family as they undertake transitions. Having grown up in a family business himself, Albert has spent years helping family businesses around the world in a variety of industries for growth and a lasting legacy; he does this while enabling them to remain connected, intentional, and productive. During these engagements, Albert assists the family in making better, more timely decisions, move through transitions, protect lasting relationships, and design strategies to continue growth and relevancy; he does this while taking into account the changing business climate and next-generation’s interests.

Albert Napoli is an award-winning instructor at the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Southern California, having taught the Entrepreneurial Family Business course for over a decade. During this time, he has gained the unique perspective of the next generations’ insight into productive family business successions and has been able to implement them into his consultations.

Albert holds a BS in business economics and finance and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He is currently completing his doctorate in organizational change and leadership also from the University of Southern California. Albert has five children and lives in Whittier, California.

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Learn a comprehensive, holistic approach that takes both the business and the family into consideration when developing a succession plan.