David Ackert, MA

David Ackert, MA, is the founder of Practice Boomers. He has been an entrepreneur and business development mentor to service firms for nearly two decades. He is the President of The Ackert Advisory, which provides business development coaching and training for service firms and their professionals. He has developed and implemented business development programs for some of the top firms on the Am Read More ►

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 Read More ►

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, actionable plans based on client feedback and market intelligence that deliver new business opportunities and revenue. Having held senior positions at law firms, a Big 4 accounting firm, and advising as a consultant, Susan knows what works Read More ►

Carmelo Millimaci

Carmelo Millimaci is a certified coach with 20 years of business development and marketing experience. He was a senior leader at Norton Rose Fulbright, a global law firm, and held various roles at Osler. He is an Associate Certified Coach and founder of Attune Coaching and Consulting. Carmelo helps leaders and teams enhance professional and interpersonal Read More ►

Jeannie Muzinic

Jeannie Muzinic leverages her diverse background in business development, client engagement, and brand strategy to drive law firm performance. With over 22 years of experience, she has delivered thoughtful, creative, and culture-shifting initiatives in the accounting, consulting, and legal business markets. With an emphasis on business development coaching, Jeannie works with teams and individuals to Read More ►

Rebecca Nassi, JD, MA

Rebecca Nassi, JD, MA, is a Senior Advisor on our faculty and facilitates mastermind groups at both the associate and partner levels. Because her background includes the practice of law, the entrepreneurship of two companies, and a Masters in psychology, she brings a unique perspective to the nuances of legal business development. Prior to her coaching work, Rebecca practiced law in the private Read More ►

Katie Rutter

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. Katie’s mission is to ensure that lawyers are well positioned in the marketplace, and are focused on initiatives Read More ►

Kim Stuart

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 senior associates up through managing partners. Kim is the lead facilitator and co-founder of the Read More ►