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5 Essential Questions in Life and How They Relate to Family Business

5 Essential Questions in Life and How They Relate to Family Business by Bea Wolper, Emens & Wolper Law Firm The Women in Family Business Peer Group at the Conway Center for Family Business discussed the ‘5 Essential Questions in Life’ delivered by Dean James Ryan as part of his commencement speech given at the …

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Community Engagement

Community engagement is a hallmark of many successful family businesses. Family business leaders make giving back to the communities that support them a pillar of their businesses. Indeed, each fall, the Conway Center for Family Business honors and celebrates many family businesses who are exemplary stewards of our Central Ohio community at its annual awards event. …

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Protect Your Cash Cow by Choosing the Right Entity Structure for Your Family Business

Protect Your Cash Cow by Choosing the Right Entity Structure for Your Family Business by Bea Wolper, Emens & Wolper Law Firm In a recent session of the Women in Family Business Peer Group at the Conway Center for Family Business, we discussed the importance of choosing the right entity structure to protect your family …

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The Difficult Succession of the First Family’s Business

This is an excerpt from an article Conway Center Co-Founder Bea Wolper wrote for Columbus CEO: Setting aside politics and conflicts, the process of quickly transferring President-elect Trump’s interests to his children will be difficult at best—especially without the “journey of succession” that needs to occur when a family business transitions to the next generation. Successfully …

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Perception is Key to the Decision-Making Process

By Jennifer Griffith, Ohio-Area Regional President of First Merchants Bank Perceptions of value, convenience and ability are central to how we weed out the massive number of potential companies we choose to do business with. Knowing the importance of client perceptions, we recently engaged with Saperstein Associates to conduct focus groups with our retail customers …

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And the nominees are….

Our 18th Annual Family Business Awards and Expo will be here soon! Please join us for lunch on November 7th at the Hilton Easton as we celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding family businesses in Central Ohio. We will announce the winners and hear from our Family Business of the Year, Highlights for Children and our Lifetime …

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The Importance of Symbols

 By Jennifer Griffith, Conway Center Service Provider and Ohio Regional President of First Merchants Bank.  Last summer, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced plans for a redesign of the $10 bill, marking the first time in more than a century that a woman will be featured on a United States bill. We will be joining ten other …

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