Anne Claire Broughton is Principal of Broughton Consulting, LLC, Durham, NC. She was previously Co-Founder and Senior Director of SJF Institute (an affiliate of SJF Ventures and Investors Circle), which connects, inspires, and accelerates impact entrepreneurs and the fields that support them.

Publications include the Business Action Guide Series of innovative employee engagement practices (with The Hitachi Foundation),  Employees Matter: Maximizing Company Value Through Workforce Engagement profiling 24 companies that can link their progressive employee practices with improved bottom line results, “Embracing Open Book Management to Fuel Employee Engagement and Corporate Sustainability” (with UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School), and Beyond Paycheck-to-Paycheck: Wealth Building Strategies for Venture Capital Funds to use with Portfolio Companies and Their Employees.

Broughton is active with efforts to educate retiring business owners and their advisors about the possibility of employee ownership as an exit strategy. She is also immediate past president of EarthShare North Carolina’s Board of Directors, an active amateur musician, and parent of a teenager.



"Anne Claire masterfully coached me to uncover my true career path. Her insights and skills are life-changing!"

– Anna Adler, Storyteller and Senior Manager of Literacy Programs — ReadBoston