Linda Bourn

Board of Advisor and Mentor, Bertarelli Institute for Family Entrepreneurship

Linda Bourn

Linda Bourn MBA ’11 is Executive Managing Director of Crystal & Company’s Family Enterprise Risk Practice. She’s been a long-standing advisor to family businesses, family offices and family foundations. As part of this role, she regularly works with next-generation family members who have started entrepreneurial ventures funded by their families.

She led the development, partnership and release of the Family Enterprise Risk Index study of 159 U.S. family owned companies. The study won the “Outstanding Contribution to Wealth Management Thought Leadership” award presented by ClearView Financial Media and their Family Wealth Report publication.

Linda is an editorial board member of the International Family Offices Journal published by Globe Law and Business, and will be featured as a contributor in their second edition of Family Offices, the STEP Handbook for Advisers.

In October 2018, Linda was honored as a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute (FFI), from which she earned both the GEN and Advanced Certificates in Family Business Advising. She earned her MBA from Babson College, where she serves on the College Advisory Board as well as a board member of the BIFE, and a Bachelor of Arts from California State University at Long Beach.