Mark Sirkin. PH.D.

BMC Associate
Mediator, Organizational Consultant and Clinical Psychologist

Mark Sirkin is a management consultant specializing in executive development, mediation, coaching, and organizational change. He is well known in the consulting field for his expertise with family-owned enterprises and closely-held businesses and partnerships, including law firms. He is a senior board-level advisor to several companies. He has completed post-doctoral work in organizational consulting and is also a Certified ExitPlanning Advisor (CEPA).  

Mark has written numerous articles and two books,
The Secret Life of Corporations: Understanding the True Nature of Business (2004; 2nd Edition, 2020) and Regain Your Balance: At Work, with Family, in Life (2016). He has taught at the graduate level at the University of Rochester, CUNY, NYU, Yeshiva University, and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Mark is currently the immediate Past-President of the Society of Consulting Psychology (Division 13) of the American Psychological Association. He has served in the following roles:

  • Founder and CEO, Sirkin Advisors. 201-present.
  • HBR Consulting, Senior Director. 2007-2010.
  • Consultant, HayGroup. 2004-2007.
  • Associate Dean, and Director, Mental Health Counseling Program, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Mercy College, New York. 2012-2019.
  • President, Sirkin Associates, 2000-2004.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 1987-1990.


  • 1992 Post-Doctoral Certification, Organizational Consulting, W. A. White Institute, NYC
  • 1985, 1983 Ph.D. & M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut
  • 1979 B.A., Psychology and Philosophy, Boston University

Professional Affiliations

  • Licensed Psychologist, New York
  • Member, Family Firm Institute’s New York Study Group
  • Member, Society of Consulting Psychologists, American Psychological Association
  • Member, Executive Board of the New York State  Psychological Association’s Organizational Consulting and Work (OCW) Division