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The first 10 years

THE FIRST 10 YEARS As we said in “The Beginning,” for the first few years, there was no paid staff at the Family Business Center of Central Ohio.  Bea Wolper and Dick Emens planned the educational programs, started the Women in Family Business Peer Group, and invited family business leaders and business experts to speak …

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2022 Family Business Forecast

Is family business booming? central ohio leaders are satisfied with their mid-year performance  The 11th Annual Family Business Forecast survey, conducted by the Conway Center for Family Business, revealed that 9 out of 10 Central Ohio family business leaders are satisfied with the current state of their family business at the midway point of 2022. …

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Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund

Opportunity for our small- sized family-owned businesses: The Columbus-Franklin County Small Business Recovery Fund will offer $8 million dollars in grants to small businesses specifically impacted by COVID-19. These grants are intended to help those in underserved communities, minority-owned businesses, disadvantaged businesses, and veteran-owned businesses. The program’s purpose is to protect our small business economy and also …

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Kelly Jasin and Bea Wolper

A Succession Planning Journey Complete – EWJ&J Announces Its Own Transition

Partner and Co-President Kelly Jasin has been named as President of Emens, Wolper, Jacobs & Jasin. Founding Partner Bea Wolper moves to CEO in what many Conway Center members know is the succession planning journey. As Conway Center President and Succession Planning Peer Group facilitator for many years, Bea has spent many years teaching the owners of family businesses how to prepare for a successful transition and then, in turn, let go.

New Funding Round Now Available for TechCred Program

Ohio’s TechCred Program gives employers the chance to up-skill current and future employees in today’s tech-infused economy. Employers who submit successful applications will be reimbursed up to $2,000 per credential when current or prospective employees complete eligible technology-focused credentials.

A new funding/application round has just started – March 1 through March 31 for the TechCred program. Visit their website for more information:

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