The Austin Family Business Program excels as a pacesetting family business resource. We prepare family businesses to balance the well-being of the business, the family and individuals, as they address the challenges and opportunities which inevitably arise, day to day and during succession. We foster healthy family businesses—through innovative tools, hands-on learning opportunities and honest talk.
Starting a board of directors is frequently cited by family business owners as something they know they should do. In fact its a perennial top request for new family business workshop topics. With all of this reported interest, its surprising that only 48% of family businesses have actually instituted a functioning board. Two important considerations… Continue reading
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10/03/2017 PORTLAND, Ore. Several Oregon family businesses will be honored at the Oregon State University College of Business 2017 Excellence in Family Business Awards ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland. Zidell Marine Corporation, a 55-year old iconic Portland family business, will receive the Deans Award for Family Business Leadership,… Continue reading
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It’s time to get serious about succession planning It’s never too early to start working on your succession plans if the future of your family business involves the next generation. The Fall 2017 schedule for Family Business 360 is loaded with great topics and top-notch presenters to help you move your plans forward. Topics include… Continue reading
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