David Ackert, President
David Ackert, M.A., is the President of The Ackert Advisory and a mentor to high-achieving professionals in the legal, corporate, finance, and accounting sectors. David has advised hundreds of lawyers, CEOs and professional-services executives on overcoming business development and marketing challenges...
Darryl Cross, MBA
Darryl Cross, MBA, is a former law firm CMO-turned business development coach. He specializes in maximizing lawyer performance and profitability. Over the past 15 years, Darryl has spoken on the topic of business development to over 10,000 fee-earners and business executives from over 100 countries.
Martin Gold, JD
Martin Gold, JD, is an experienced legal marketer, coach, and facilitator. He has helped lawyers succeed in developing new business for nearly 20 years. Before joining Ackert Inc., Martin held marketing leadership roles at Signal, and before that, at Blank Rome.
Judith Gordon, JD
Judith Gordon, JD, has been helping law firms achieve their business and professional development objectives since 2006. In addition to her contributions to the Practice Boomers faculty, Judith is the founder of LeaderEsQ, a consultancy devoted to ensuring that firms have the leadership, emotional intelligence and wellness tools needed to catalyze the bottom line, and execute stellar management, leadership, and client service.
Susan Longo, MBA
Susan Longo, MBA, has more than 20 years of experience marketing and developing business in and for law firms. Her focus is building smart and actionable plans based on client feedback and market intelligence, and that deliver in terms of new business opportunities and revenue.
Carmelo Millimaci has 20 years of client development and marketing experience and four years of professional coaching experience. He was most recently a senior leader at Norton Rose Fulbright, a global law firm, and previously at Osler.
Rebecca Nassi, JD, MA
Rebecca Nassi, JD, MA, practiced law for several years in the private sector, most recently as a Partner at Libertas Law Group, where her primary role was business development for the firm. She graduated with honors from CSUN with a BA in English and obtained her J.D. from Loyola Law School...
Katie Rutter is a seasoned marketing and business development professional with 17 years of experience working with lawyers. She has broad experience developing and implementing business development programs for practice groups at AmLaw 50 firms, boutique firms and for solo practitioners...
Sim Saran, JD, MBA
Sim Saran, JD, MBA, brings her experience as an in-house litigator at a Fortune 500 company, a VP at a small business, and several years of practice as a professional coach to her Practice Boomers facilitation. She holds a J.D. and M.B.A. from Boston University and a Master's in Psychology from USM...
Kim Stuart has more than 17 years of experience in constructing and advancing successful business development initiatives and critical marketing strategies for law firms and professional services firms. Since joining the Ackert team, Kim has personally facilitated over 50 business development programs with lawyers at all levels, from...