Keith Whitaker
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Keith Whitaker

Dr. Keith Whitaker is President of Wise Counsel Research. He has many years of experience helping enterprising families design family meetings, clarify their values, and educate their rising generation. In 2015 Family Wealth Report named Keith "outstanding individual contributor to wealth management thought leadership."

Keith has served as a Managing Director at Wells Fargo, an adjunct professor of management at Vanderbilt University, and an adjunct assistant professor of philosophy at Boston College.

Keith's books include Wealth and the Will of God (Indiana University Press, 2010), The Cycle of the Gift: Family Wealth and Wisdom (Bloomberg, 2013), the Voice of the Rising Generation: Family Wealth and Wisdom (Bloomberg, 2014), Family Trusts: A Guide (Bloomberg, 2015), Complete Family Wealth (Bloomberg, 2017), and Wealth of Wisdom: the Top 50 Questions Wealthy Families Ask (Wiley, 2018).

Keith holds a Ph.D. in Social Thought from the University of Chicago and a BA and MA in Classics and Philosophy from Boston University.

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