Isabel C. Botero

CeFEO Affiliated Researcher
Assistant Professor

University of Louisville College of Business

Isabel C. Botero, Ph.D. is the George E. and Mary Lee Fischer Chair in Family Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville Kentucky.

She is an advisor at Generation 6 Family Enterprise Advisors, a Fulbright Scholar, and a Fellow for the Family Firm Institute.

She holds an Advanced Certificate in Family Wealth Advising and is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA). Her research focuses on the preparation of next-generation members in business families, strategic communication processes, governance, and entrepreneurial business families as they relate to their family enterprises.

She is an associate editor for the Journal of Family Business Strategy and a past FOBI Scholar. Her work has been published in multiple family business, management, and communication journals and books. She also holds a board position at IFERA - International Family Enterprise Research Academy.