Center for Family Enterprise

About Us

35 years of supporting family business

The Center for Family Enterprise excels as a pacesetting family business resource. We prepare family businesses to balance the well-being of the business, the family and all individuals involved 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.

Meet Our Family Business Advisory Council

History & Milestones
The Austin Family Business Program was founded in 1985 at the suggestion of business owner Joan Austin in order to serve the business community. In 2020 it was renamed to Center for Family Enterprise.

The program, which is self-sustaining, exists because of the support of the family business community. Find out how you can help fund the program.