Family Business Center of Hawaii

Equipping, educating and celebrating families in business

Shidler College of Business

FBC Event

O'ahu Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Donnel Nunes, PhD
Topic: Effective Communication: Building the Capacity for Giving and Receiving Feedback

About the Speaker – Donnel Nunes, PhD,
Aspen Family Business Group

Donnel Nunes, PhD joined the Aspen Family Business Group, LLC as an associate in 2017 and is an educational psychologist and consultant who has been working with families in Hawaii since 2003.

Donnel helps families in businesses to build the capacity to manage interpersonal conflict and navigate intergenerational learning to successfully execute a shared vision.  He focuses on helping families to integrate and formalize best practices and supports families to build stronger relationships through safe and skillful communication.

Donnel is recognized as an international thought leader on mentoring between family members and has conducting research on mentoring specific to family business since 2016. He has authored numerous articles and two chapters for international handbooks on the topic of mentoring between family members.

In addition to his work with the Aspen Family Business Group, Donnel is the founder of PVA Knowledge Group, a Hawaii-based consulting and coaching practice, the regional associate of Coaching and Mentoring International, and facilitates leadership development retreats for the Classic Leadership Institute based in Portland, Oregon.

Donnel has lived in Hawaii since 1997, and currently resides on the island of Oahu with his wife Tammy and young son Kaedon. He is an active member of the watersport community and enjoys finding ways to integrate performance and sport psychology into his work with clients.