December 5, 2011
Conway Center member Jerry Converse, of Converse Electric, today was named 2011 Rotarian of the Year by the Downtown Columbus Rotary. Congratulations Jerry!
November 11, 2011
A Hometown Legend: The Ingredients for Wendy's Restaurants Success
Pam Farber, daughter of Wendy's® founder Dave Thomas and Vice President of Thomas Limited 5, will share how Wendy's Restaurants got started and the roles family members played in developing the chain into a family business success story in a candid interview with Conway Center board member Mike Schoedinger, of Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service.
Farber will share stories about her dad's original vision of providing for his family, reaching the pinnacle of Wendy's® success, being the child of an entrepreneur, and becoming a leader of a multi-unit franchise group. Participants also will learn how Wendy's® became a household name with more than 6,500 restaurants in 26 countries and territories worldwide, and how the whole family contributed to creating this iconic family business.
October 27, 2011
Congratulations to Conway Center member Ohio Power Tool and the Amstutz family for being named to Inc. magazine's 2011 list of the nation's 5,000 fastest-growing private companies!
October 11, 2011
Conway Center to Celebrate Family Business Success
The Conway Center for Family Business will recognize high-achieving Central Ohio family businesses and supporters at the 13th Annual Family Business Awards Program on Friday, November 4th from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., to be held at Catering By Design, 6465 Busch Boulevard.
Tickets for the event cost $35 per person and $250 per table for Conway Center members and $60 per person and $450 per table for non-members. To find out more or to make your reservation, contact Deana Gordon by October 26 at Gordon@familybusinesscenter.com or visit www.familybusinesscenter.com.