The Family Business Advisory Council is an opportunity for family business leaders and family business service providers to use their influence and affluence to further family business education and to participate in ensuring the future success of the Center for Family Enterprise. Council members are selected for their distinction in family business leadership to provide advocacy, consultation, and support for the program.


  • John Amato - Managing Partner, Lake Street Capital Partners
  • Clint Bentz – Owner, Business Navigators
  • Becky Berger - Partner, Berger Seed Co.
  • Barbara Cardinale - SVP & Team Sales Leader, Business Banking, Key Bank
  • Mary Sutherland Crouse - CEO, David H. Sutherland Co.
  • Langdon Evans - Manager, Family Enterprise Advisory Services, PwC
  • Kevin Gienger, CPA - Office Lead Partner, SingerLewak LLP
  • Arseniy Goldberg, OSU '15
  • Ken Madden, OSU '85 - Owner, Madden Industrial Craftsmen
  • Joanna Morrill - Leupold & Stevens Foundation
  • Karolyn Neupert Gordon - Chairman of the Board, Consolidated Supply Co
  • Chris Thompson, OSU '12 - New Truck Sales Manager, TEC Equipment Inc
  • June Wiyrick Flores - Shareholder at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt