About Us

Who We Are – Uniquely Experienced

davidDurbasNortheast Family Business Consulting (NEFBC) provides customized family business consulting in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and Rhode Island tailored to your needs. We specialize in tools that promote effective communication and enhance your family business environment in the areas of conflict resolution, crisis management, mediation, succession planning, governance and meeting facilitation.

NEFBC is uniquely experienced because he has walked in your shoes. As an owner of various family businesses and ventures, David has learned the opportunities and challenges of owning a family business first-hand and brings his unique experience to benefit your business. It is a unique balance that will help YOU achieve profitability and family harmony.

All Consulting is Tailored to Each Unique Client

We recognize that each family business venture is unique and we tailor our services to fit your needs. David will take the time to understand your business, family dynamics and individual and collective needs in order to provide a comprehensive plan for your family business. He is a neutral party and can objectively and intuitively see the big picture to help you move forward. All consulting is performed on a confidential basis.

About David Durbas

David Durbas’ formal education includes Villanova School of Business (ranked top fifteen nationally) BA in Accounting, MBA graduate work at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology Antioch New England Graduate School, including extensive training in family systems.

He has a variety of family business ownership experience in administration, finance, sales, and chief executive capacities, with extensive direct experience in a variety of industries including:

~ Manufacturing

~ Financial Services

~ Entertainment

~ Food Services

~ Real Estate Investment, Development, and Management

~ Capital Equipment Procurement and Leasing (including high tech equipment)

Mr. Durbas is licensed as a professional counselor in Connecticut as well as nationally. He has been a family business owner and counselor to family businesses, individuals, and families for over thirty years. His hands-on business experience, leadership, business ownership, and success makes him uniquely qualified to help you take your family business to the next level.