Tandem Partners helps business families create a shared vision, navigate generational transitions, and prepare leaders for their future roles.

Why Plan for Succession?
Why it Matters, Matters.

If you’re a business owner, you’re probably bombarded on a regular basis with pleas to begin succession planning. You can avoid stalled attempts, dead end roads and a great deal of frustration by following our recommended pathway.



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Generational and Leadership Transitions

To ensure success and continuity, we look at the whole of the family and business, create opportunities for building organizational capacity, support the development of rising leaders, and coach senior executives in transition.

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Leadership and Team Development

We work with leaders and teams on the issues they’re facing now to build capabilities for the future, through leadership assessments, individual and team coaching, coach training for managers and meeting and retreat facilitation.

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Organizational Direction and Performance

We help leaders step back from the day-to-day to focus on the issues that impact long-term sustainability, through integrated planning for business and family, alignment of family values and business culture and assessment of strategic potential and current opportunities.

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We work to find a starting point that encourages dialogue to move the business forward.

Margaret E. Wilson, MSOD, PCC

As a leadership coach and business advisor for more than 25 years, Margaret Wilson has deep expertise in helping business families build better futures.

In addition to her professional and educational credentials, Margaret’s experience as a corporate leader, entrepreneur, employer, and business partner, all inform her approach to working with families in business.

  • Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Master’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Science, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Certificate in Leadership Coaching, Georgetown University
  • Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising
  • Fellow of the International Family Firm Institute
  • Instructor, Executive Alliance Effective Impact Mentoring Program

Based in Maryland, Tandem Partners has a broader network of affiliates around the U.S. providing locally-based coaching and consulting services.

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1299 Walker Road
Freeland, MD 21053