Kurt Glassman is an executive consultant, founding partner and president of LeadershipOne. Kurt specializes in business succession planning for family controlled and private companies.
Kurt is a product of a fourth generation family business. Over his 30+ year career, Kurt has started, acquired, and provided counsel to a variety of businesses and owners. He has built and led international and professional service organizations; created, through acquisition, a $50 million building materials operating entity; and developed multimillion-dollar real estate projects. More importantly, Kurt has experienced the highs and the lows of the business cycle. His first-hand experience – as a principal shareholder, CEO, investor and executive consultant – gives him a unique perspective.
Kurt began his career with an international consulting firm, was admitted to the partnership in 1986, and led the international manufacturing practice in the West Region. In 1989, he helped develop the international mergers and acquisition consulting practice on the West Coast, which led to his ultimate departure from the firm to form CGB Enterprises, a Hawaii Top 250 Company. Kurt is a graduate of the University of Southern California.