December 3, 2013
Is Your Family Business on the Path to Success or Headed Down a Bumpy Road?
Brad Martyn of FocusCFO will lead an educational program for the Conway Center for Family Business titled "Is Your Family Business on the Path to Success or Headed Down a Bumpy Road?" from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on December 12, 2013 at Ohio Dominican University's Alumni Hall, 1216 Sunbury Road.
Martyn will outline 10 keys to running a healthy family business that will help business leaders analyze their financial systems and strategies. He will focus on business fundamentals such as investment and cash flow challenges, setting company goals, sales, communication issues, financial strategies, and future budgeting and forecasting. Martyn will be joined by Susan Hina, of family-owned Hina Environmental Solutions, who will share how her organization has used these strategies to benefit her business.
November 19, 2013
Wolper, Emens to Address ODU Winter Graduates at 100th Commencement
Ohio Dominican University (ODU) will hold its 100th commencement exercise at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Approximately 200 students will have degrees conferred upon them as they are joined by hundreds of family and friends in Alumni Hall, located on ODU's main campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219.
Beatrice "Bea" Wolper, J.D., and Richard "Dick" Emens, J.D., will deliver the commencement address and receive honorary degrees. This is the first time a husband and wife have jointly addressed ODU graduates at commencement.
November 15, 2013
Author to Share Succession Planning Strategies for Family Businesses
Bill Hermann, CPA, partner at Plante Moran, and co-author of Succession Transition - A Roadmap for Seamless Transitions in Leadership, will provide family business leaders with options to consider when they do not have readily apparent successors during the Conway Center for Family Business educational program, “Succession Scenarios: What do you do if your successors aren't ready, willing, or able to lead?” from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on November 21, 2013 at Ohio Dominican University’s Alumni Hall, 1216 Sunbury Road.
October 9, 2013
Family Business Advisors to Tackle Leadership Transition Challenges
Columbus, Ohio – Skip Murray, of Murray Associates, will lead the Conway Center for Family Business educational program, “Preparing Future Family Business Leaders Today for Tomorrow's Challenges” from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on October 17, at Ohio Dominican University’s Alumni Hall, 1216 Sunbury Road.
October 8, 2013
Beatrice Wolper to Receive International Women's Forum Award
October 8, 2013 - COLUMBUS, OHIO - On Friday, October 18, before an audience of more than 1,300 women leaders in Vancouver, Canada, the International Women's Forum (IWF) will present Columbus lawyer, mentor and women's advocate Beatrice (Bea) Wolper with its Women Who Make a Difference Award.