NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To ensure that the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) remains the preeminent organization for significant wealth owners in the U.S., Campden Wealth has tapped longtime entrepreneurship executive Brien Biondi to serve as its president. Biondi, who joined in late September, will serve as president of Campden Wealth, North America as well as for IPI, both based in New York City. For over 25 years, Campden Wealth and IPI have delivered membership services, peer-to-peer private meetings, educational programs, proprietary research, news and analysis for families and family offices.
Biondi comes to Campden/IPI after a successful career of leading numerous high-profile membership organizations for the past 25 years. Biondi has served as executive director of the Chief Executives Organization (CEO) and as chief executive officer of the Entrepreneurs' Organizations (EO). He began his career with KPMG. Biondi is also an active member of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO).
"Brien is a progressive and proven leader known for his high integrity and ability to run high-profile global organizations, working with membership communities, professional affiliates and developing high performance teams," said Dominic Samuelson, CEO of Campden Wealth. "These are exciting times for the organization and show our ongoing commitment to develop the organizational structure. With Brien's expertise, we are certain that the Institute for Private Investors will continue on as the premier community for significant wealth owners in the U.S."
"It's an honor and a true privilege to serve in this new role of leading these world-class organizations. I'm excited to begin working on building and enhancing community and content," explains Biondi. "My aim is to broaden the IPI experience — providing new and improved member services, strengthening educational opportunities, and exploring new and innovative ideas as well as tools and strategies for building investments and administering wealth management."
Biondi is an advisor to many start-up companies and is active on numerous boards. He has served as chairman of the Greater Washington Area Board of Directors for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE); was a member of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Advisory Board; and served as a member of the National Governor's Association Entrepreneurship Advisory Group. Brien received his undergraduate degree from The American University in Washington, D.C. and earned his M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.
About Campden Wealth
Campden Wealth is the leading independent provider of information, education and networking for generational family business owners and family offices globally in person, in print, via research and online. Campden Research supplies market insight on key sector issues for its client community and their advisers and suppliers. Through in-depth studies and comprehensive methodologies, Campden Research provides unique and proprietary data and analysis based on primary sources. Campden Wealth also publishes the leading international business titles CampdenFB, aimed at members of family owned companies in at least their second generation and CampdenFO, the international magazine for family offices and private wealth advisers. Campden Wealth further enhanced its international reach and community with the acquisition of the Institute for Private Investors (IPI), the leading membership network of private investors in the United States, founded in 1991 and with the establishment of Campden Family Connect PVT. Ltd a joint venture with the Patni Family in Mumbai, India in 2015. For more information: www.campdenwealth.com
The Institute for Private Investors is a private membership organization offering non-commercial investor education, in-person networking and an online community to more than 1,000 ultra-high-net-worth investors from over 30 countries and 41 U.S states. Families of substantial wealth rely on IPI to provide a safe harbor where they can learn from each other and leading experts, while fostering lifelong relationships with like-minded peers. The Institute for Private Investors helps its members become better stewards of their wealth and make more informed decisions for their future legacy. In 1999, IPI created the nation's first private wealth management curriculum for principals and continues to collaborate on weeklong programs with The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. An affiliated company, the Investor Education Collaborative, LLC, was formed in 2004 to offer experiential educational formats and online classes. For more information: www.instituteforprivateinvestors.com
Shahnaz Mahmud, Content & Marketing Manager at IPI
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