Episode | 14 November 2021 | Season 2 | 54 mins 15 secs
author, drucker school, family business, family dynamics, global family business institute
Dave Specht currently serve as the Director of the Global Family Business Institute at The Drucker School of Management. He is an ambassador for the family-owned business and write, deliver keynote speeches and develop programs on topics related to family business. He is the author of, "The Family Business Whisperer" and have a consulting firm called, "Advising Generations."
Episode | 19 September 2021 | Season 2 | 1 hr 9 mins
5th generation, exit, family business, family council, g5, outside leadership, selling, succession, transition, usa, ypo
The Lang family recruited Jeff Watters as the first outside CEO to lead Ainsworth Pet Nutrition in it's 5 generations. Sean Lang and Jeff Watters worked together, partnering with a private equity firm to scale the $100m per year business into a $2 billion dollar exit over the space of a decade.
Episode | 12 April 2021 | Season 1 | 50 mins 43 secs
4th generation, family business, g4, legacy, marketing services, massachusetts, public service, usa
Ben Grossman is the co-leader of his family’s 4th-generation family business, Grossman Marketing Group, where he enjoys focusing on acquisitions and sustainability projects, among other things. 111 years since its founding, Ben Grossman, along with his brother, David, are the 4th generation of family leadership. Today, the company is a full-service resource helping clients with a broad range of traditional and digital marketing needs.
Aaron Chin - My Ceiling is Your Floor - 2nd Gen Leader of Canadian Health Business [The Business of Family]
Episode | 15 February 2021 | Season 1 | 45 mins 22 secs
canada, family business, g2, health foods, immigrant, second generation, sibling, supplements, vitamins, ypo
Aaron Chin is a second-generation business leader and CEO of Organika, a family-led Canadian company dedicated to providing innovative, premium health products to help inspire people to live healthier lives.
Mitzi Perdue - Matriarch of the Sheraton Hotels and Perdue Chicken Families [The Business of Family]
Episode | 1 February 2021 | Season 1 | 1 hr 2 mins
author, business, businesswoman, family archivist, family business, family history, family newsletter, matriarch, poultry business, sheraton hotels, stewardship
Mitzi Perdue is the daughter of one family business titan (her father founded the Sheraton Hotel Chain) and the widow of another, (her late husband was the family business poultry magnate, Frank Perdue), and she is also a businesswoman in her own right. She started the family wine grape business, now one of the larger suppliers of wine grapes in California.
Episode | 18 January 2021 | Season 1 | 50 mins 4 secs
1st generation, business of education, dragonfly education, education, family business, family enterprise, fbn, first generation, founding generation, g1, generational wealth, singapore, vietnam, ypo
Khalid is from the UK and through the family business holding company Dragonfly Education Group, is an operational investor in education. He has been active in the business of education since 1994
Ashok Melwani - Negotiating an Exit From the 4th Generation Family Business [The Business of Family]
Episode | 11 January 2021 | Season 1 | 50 mins 59 secs
4th generation, coach, entrepreneur, family business, food & beverage, fourth generation, g4, hospitality, india, singapore, ypo
In 1982, he joined the business full-time, working his way up from brand manager to an executive director of the 4th generation Indian family business. He's a seasoned entrepreneur with decades of experience in retail, food & beverage and distribution, and now an executive coach.
Ashok is a guide to the road less travelled. His story is a facinating journey of a struggle to leave the family business and ultimately forge his own path.
George Isaac - Family Business Consultant, Board Advisor & Prior CEO of Isaac Family Businesses [The Business of Family]
Episode | 4 January 2021 | Season 1 | 46 mins 56 secs
4th generation, advisor, author, family business, fourth generation, g4, serial entrepreneurship, usa, ypo
George Isaac is the founder of GAI Capital Ltd., a specialty family business consulting practice focusing on business value creation and longevity, succession planning, governance, family dynamics, and wealth management and transfer. Isaac has held roles as a family business CEO, shareholder, director, private equity investor, Deloitte management consulting partner and member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Family Business and Family Office networks.
Val & Annie Hollingsworth - 7th Gen Hollingsworth & Vose - Manufacturing Innovation Since 1728 [The Business of Family]
Episode | 21 December 2020 | Season 1 | 1 hr 2 mins
6th generation, 7th generation, family business, filtration, g6, g7, manufacturing, r&d, seventh generation, sixth generation, stewards, usa
Val Hollingsworth has served as President of Hollingsworth & Vose Companysince January 1997, and added the title of Chief Executive Officer in January 1998. Annie was elected to the H&V Board of Directors in 1997. She currently serves on the Nominating & Governance and the Executive Compensation committees of the Board.
Jonathan Goldhill - 4th Generation Inheritor, Coach & Author of Disruptive Successor [The Business of Family]
Episode | 30 November 2020 | Season 1 | 50 mins 52 secs
4th generation, author, coach, disruptive successor, family business, family historian, family wealth, fourth generation, g4, inheritor, trust fund, usa
Jonathan Goldhill is an Experienced Coach to Entrepreneurs and Family-Owned Businesses. He states that the dwindling chances of multigenerational success are due in large part to the issues unique to family businesses that are often wrapped up in a tightly woven knot of unspoken plans.