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Blue Preview – US Public Policy Brief

As the Presidential inauguration ushers in Democratic control of the White House and Congress, this report from Morgan Stanley provides a brief on the outlook for fiscal policy in 2021, projected tax increase probability, US/China relations, healthcare reform, and the potential for tech regulation. VIEW full report.
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State of Ohio Tech Cred program application closes January 29 – from Conway Center member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR

No doubt about it that 2020 was a rough year for many small businesses, forcing innovation, restructuring, and sea change! This type of change is not necessarily a bad thing, but you may be trying to figure out how to upskill your workforce to meet these changes. Ohio’s TechCred program offers a reimbursement to employers …

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U.S. Consumer Pulse Survey Outcomes

With a pool of over 1000 researchers and financial analysts, this AlphaWise report provides an overwhelming amount of data about markets, the economy and even COVID specific consumer behavior, attitudes and outlook. Among those outcomes addressed include vaccine willingness, spending, and work from home data. Key Insights:* Virus concerns are stable* Economic outlook is rising …

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Good news on PPP, but what about FFCRA? – from Conway Center Member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR

It’s been a busy week in Washington DC and now we know the updates on the next round of stimulus dollars and PPP (with the official and riveting name of Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021). However, what about the FFCRA? It wasn’t extended past the sundown date of December 31, 2020. Does that mean that employees …

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COVID-19 Vaccination & HR Considerations – from Conway Center Member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR

Season’s Greetings GO-HR clients, friends, and supporters. Needless to say, it’s been a year! They say hindsight is 20/20. Most of us just want to get 2020 behind us! The latest news is, of course, the COVID-19 vaccine. It started rolling out in the past week or so across the globe, and while it will …

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2020 Family Business Awards

a Virtual Celebration OF OUTSTANDING FAMILY BUSINESSES Celebrating the accomplishments of outstanding family businesses in our community through our annual awards program is one of our favorite traditions. This year has brought a number of unanticipated challenges, and family businesses deserve to be recognized for your versatility and leadership in response to adversity.  Our annual …

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A video message from our new Managing Director

Please view this introduction video from our new Managing Director, Jill Grube! Video Sep 13, 1 29 16 AM Here’s her contact information so you can connect with her directly: JGrube@FamilyBusinessCenter.com 614-619-5455 (mobile) 614-253-4820 (office) LinkedIn    
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And the winners are…

The judges met and the results are in! Many heated debates and several very close votes later, the winners of this year’s virtual Awards are: Community Engagement – Donatos Pizzeria Family Business of the Year – Organic Trails Cafes (DBA Northstar Café, Third & Hollywood, Brassica) Lifetime Achievement – Jim Grote, Donatos Pizzeria Milestone Awards  …

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Conway Center Leadership Changes

Conway Center for Family Business Names Beatrice Wolper as Next Board President Emens Moves to Board Chair; Hofmans to Transition from Director Role  The Conway Center for Family Business today announced Beatrice (Bea) Wolper has been named the organization’s second president, according to the Center’s Board of Trustees.  She succeeds J. Richard Emens, who was …

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Conway Center's Jill Hofmans and Mike Schoedinger join Succession Stories Podcast

Conway Center Featured in ‘Succession Stories’ Podcast

Laurie Barkman, host of ‘Succession Stories’ was joined by Jill Hofmans, Executive Director of the Conway Center for Family Business, and Michael Schoedinger, President of Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, a 6th generation company, to talk about succession planning from two key standpoints: leadership and financial succession and innovating as a legacy business. Key Takeaways …

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