Welcome to the podcast for the Family Business 360 education series produced by the Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University. Episodes feature expert interviews on a variety of topics of interest to family businesses including succession planning, estate planning, trusts, working with multiple generations, successful family meetings, conflict management, and more.
Episodes will be available shortly after each session has concluded. For a full list of upcoming Family Business 360 sessions please visit our website at http://business.oregonstate.edu/familybusinessonline/
Life Happens: Anticipating the Unknown in Shareholder Agreements
Justin Denton of Tonkon Torp lays out the fundamentals of shareholders agreements (also called buy/sell agreements) for family businesses.
How Trust Can Be Your Most Valuable Family Business Asset
Mark Wickman of Family Business Counsel discusses why family businesses with high degrees of trust among members perform better and have fewer succession-related issues.
Inviting Outsiders In: Exploring the Value of Non-Family Board Members
Jeff Cronn of Tonkon Torp LLP talks about recruiting, compensation and ROI on external family business board members.
Family Momentum: Readying Future Family Business Leaders
Marsia Gunter and Karen Carnahan, the Continuous Breakthroughs Team at Carnahan Smith and Gunter, Inc., talk about preparing the family to bring the next generation of members into leadership positions.
Business Transition Planning: Balancing Business, Family and Personal Requirements
Don Bielen and Paris Powell of Perkins & Co. talk about crafting a well-balanced business transition plan.
Passing the Torch: Navigating Financial and Emotional Dynamics of Multigenerational Business
Linette Dobbins and Judith McGee of McGee Wealth Management share strategies to work toward a successful family business succession.