Monthly Message - February 2018 - Conway Center for Family Business

Monthly Message – February 2018


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Managing the Impact of Marriage on the Family Business: From Pre-Nupts to Practical Advice on Work/Life Balance

February 15, 2018 – 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Alumni Hall at Ohio Dominican University
1215 Sunbury Rd., Columbus, OH 43219

The Conway Center for Family Business will host a panel discussion on “Managing the Impact of Marriage on the Family Business: From Pre-Nupts to Practical Advice on Work/Life Balance.” Facilitated by Center co-founder and President of Emens & Wolper Law Firm, Bea Wolper. Dianne Grote Adams and her husband Bill Adams from Safex, and Renee and Darwin Sigman from Yesteryear Acres, will share their thoughts and experiences on working together in the business. They will share what works – and what doesn’t – as well as practical advice on some of the legal issues involved with being married and in business together.
 

 This program is generously sponsored by: 

 

Sign up today — RSVP to Amy Dotts at ADotts@FamilyBusinessCenter.com or 614-253-4820. The program is free for Conway Center members and $35 for non-members. Family Business leaders attending for the first time may attend as our guest.

Directors’ Insight: February
There’s a lot going on at the Conway Center right now! 

Our 20th Anniversary Celebration & Hall of Fame is shaping up to be a spectacular event! 
Registration
 
is now open and we are planning to celebrate with all of you on May 4th at our first ever evening event. The reception begins at 6:00 followed by dinner and an exciting program at 7:00. 

The second e-book in our Family Business Success Series is now available for download. Learn Tips & Tactics for Recruiting in a Tight Job Market by clicking 
here.
 

We have two programs that deal with the impact of marriage on a Family Business – just in time for Valentine’s Day! Join us at our ed program on 
February 15
 
and at a Round Table on 
February 23
.  

On a much different note, we say goodbye to Heather Howell, our Administrative Coordinator for the last four years. We thank her for her good work and wish her all the best! 

We also thank those of you who sent in voluntary dues contributions. Your generosity helps us maintain the quality programs you deserve. 


Our best,
Dick & Jill



Technology is making it increasingly easier to connect with job candidates, and it is crucial to maintain a good presence both on and offline to demonstrate that your business is the right fit. Information gathered by potential employees can highly influence their opinion on your business long before their first interview! 
Click 
here
 
to access the second in our five e-book series: 

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Round Table
Married and In Business Together: 
How to be Your Best in Both Places

February 23, 2018 – 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Griffin Student Center – Room 274
1215 Sunbury Rd., Columbus, OH 43219
Doug and Julaine Bierl, co-founders of Reclaiming Wholeness LLC (committed to strengthening relationships at work and at home), will lead an interactive discussion about the benefits and challenges of being married and in business together. They will share results from a recent survey of Conway members, feedback gained through interviews with married couples who are in business together, as well as lessons learned from their personal experience. They will also share tips about how to keep relationships strong to be your best in business and in marriage.

Sign up today — RSVP to Amy Dotts at ADotts@FamilyBusinessCenter.com or 614-253-4820. The program is free for Conway Center members and $35 for non-members. Family Business leaders attending for the first time may attend as our guest.

Save the Date! 
Round Table
Maximizing the Value of your Family Business:
Treat it Like an Investment

February 27, 2018 – 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Griffin Student Center – Room 276
1215 Sunbury Rd., Columbus, OH 43219

Join Tim McDaniel from 
Rea & Associates
 
and Jeff Lagusch from 
Gryphon Financial Partners
 
as they help participants maximize the value of their Family Business by treating it like an investment. Discussion will be centered around best practices for goal setting, growing and protecting the value of your business, as well as exiting on your terms and transitioning to personal investing.


Sign up today — RSVP to Amy Dotts at ADotts@FamilyBusinessCenter.com or 614-253-4820. The program is free for Conway Center members and $35 for non-members. Family Business leaders attending for the first time may attend as our guest.

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Adverse Weather Plan

With the snowy winter we’re having, we’d like to remind you of our adverse weather policy. We typically only cancel for a Level 2 Emergency or if the University shuts down. In the event that we do cancel a program, we will send an email notification to our members by 6 a.m. You can also check the specific event’s page on our website and ODU’s website for closure information.

Upcoming Conway Center Peer Groups

If you are considering participating in a peer group, would like to 
observe one, or have any questions, contact Amy Dotts, Event Coordinator, at 
ADotts@FamilyBusinessCenter.com

A full list of programs can be found
here
.
 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  
Griffin Student Center – Room 276
Topic:
Best and Worst Legal Practices in Family Business
Sponsored By: Huntington National Bank

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 

Guzman House – Conway Offices

1388 Sunbury Road 
Columbus 43219
Topic:
Motivational Interviewing
Sponsored by: Park National Bank

Wednesday February 14, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
O’Brien & Associates


Topic: Leveraging Feedback to Improve Personal & Team Effectiveness and Relationships
*Enrollment closed for 2018. Please contact Amy Dotts to be added to the 2019 roster:  ADotts@familybusinesscenter.com

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Griffin Student Center – Room 274
Topic:
Mindful Leadership
Sponsored by: Park National Bank   

Thursday, February 22, 2018
3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Conway Center Office – Guzman House

1388 Sunbury Road

Columbus, OH 43219
*RSVP required. Contact Jill Hofmans for further information: JHofmans@FamilyBusinessCenter.com 
or 614-253-4820.


Tuesday, March 6, 2018
7:30 – 9:00 a.m.  
CMax Advisors
Topic: Managing vs. Leading
*Enrollment closed. Please contact Amy to be added to the 2018 -19 roster. ADotts@familybusinesscenter.com

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Griffin Student Center – Room 274
Topic:
Digital Marketing Fuel

 

Thursday, March 8, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Griffin Student Center – Room 276
Topic:
Sharing Financial Information
Sponsored by: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management 


Tuesday, March 13, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Griffin Student Center – Room 276
Topic: Ownership Change Affects Family Business
Sponsored by: Huntington National Bank

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Conway Center Office – Guzman House

1388 Sunbury Road
Columbus, OH 43219
Sponsored by: Park National Bank 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
O’Brien & Associates
Topic: Utilizing Motivation & Influence Strategies to Deliver Business Results 

STAY CONNECTED WITH THE CONWAY CENTER
J. Richard Emens, Executive Director
Jill Hofmans, Managing Director
Amy Dotts, Events Coordinator
Heather Howell, Administrative Coordinator