The Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute is an educational membership organization of advisors and business leaders working to support the success of family-owned and closely-held businesses, raise the standards of family business advising, and provide continuity in service across our network.
Our mission: To build economically strong communities by focusing on the foundation of those communities – the small family-owned and closely-held business.
We are a collaborative network of committed and passionate individuals who share a mission-driven purpose to make a difference in the lives of millions of small businesses. We do this by providing information, training and resources to all of the professionals who come in contact with these businesses – to ensure access to coordinated, cost-effectives services provided at the time that the business requires.
What’s in a name?
Galliard /ˈɡalyərd/ – noun, historical
A lively dance in triple time for two people, including complicated turns and steps.
The Galliard Way is a method of working with clients in a manner that is respectful, encouraging, and professional, that was developed by our founder, Lisë Stewart. With the focus squarely on the best interests of the business, we recognize the importance of making the experience positive and hopeful.