Our Team

ReGENERATION’s competitive edge is the experience and success of its professionals. Each of our consultants have a minimum of 25 years experience working with family-owned enterprises.

James Olan Hutcheson

Founder and Principal Consultant

ReGENERATION Partners is devoted exclusively to increasing shareholder value and improving communication in family enterprises. Since founding the firm, Jim has advised more than 150 families across a wide range of industries on how to resolve conflict, plan for and implement succession, and implement systems and structures to enhance communication, governance, and prevent problems. Additionally, Jim serves as a business coach through mentoring future leaders.

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Mary Ann Zimmerman

Mary Ann Zimmerman

Associate Senior Consultant

Mary Ann Zimmerman is an organizational consultant who specializes in assessment and intervention with family owned and managed concerns, with a primary focus on health care, geriatrics, and governmental contracting.

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Elle Hansen

Elle Hansen

Senior Consultant

Prior to joining ReGENERATION Partners, Elle worked with Matrix Shafts, a family enterprise, as the Director of OEM Sales and Special Projects Management and with Fujikura, one of the largest international firms in the world, in the Composites division. In the recent past Elle has worked as the VP for Baxter Elevator, a Dallas, TX based family firm providing vertical lift solutions.

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