Mack International President to Co-Lead Workshop at the Family Office Forum in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, March 7, 2006Mack International, a premier retained executive search and consulting services firm, today announced that Linda Mack, founder and president of the firm, will conduct an interactive workshop at the IIR Family Office Forum. The conference will be held June 12 through June 14 at the Marriott Magnificent Mile hotel in Chicago.

Ms. Mack and Dennis Jaffee, PhD, will co-lead a half-day workshop on Monday, June 12, called New Ways to Address Traditional Human Resource Challenges: Attracting, Maintaining and Developing Key Talent. Dr. Jaffee is a founding member of the Aspen Family Business Group and the executive director of the Saybrook Graduate School Family Entrepreneur Center in San Francisco.

“One of the leading challenges for family offices is hiring and retaining the right talent,” said Linda Mack. “Our session will focus on human capital best practices within the family office environment, as well as, how to hire, evaluate and manage outsourced advisors. The session will also address how to develop successful working relationships between family office executives and the family board so that family ventures can thrive.”

More than 350 family office executives and advisors are expected to attend the 13th Annual Family Office Forum. For more information or to register, visit

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