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Mike Boyd interviews successful families and their advisors to learn how they steward their wealth across generations, managing succession issues to "keep it in the family". Very few family businesses do the work and even fewer make it beyond the third generation. Follow along to learn about family governance structures, family office investing, succession planning and raising happy, healthy and enterprising children of wealth. Learn more and subscribe: https://www.businessoffamily.net/ Follow Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeBoyd

Mike Boyd interviews successful families and their advisors to learn how they steward their wealth across generations, managing succession issues to "keep it in the family". Very few family businesses do the work and even fewer make it beyond the third generation. Follow along to learn about family governance structures, family office investing, succession planning and raising happy, healthy and enterprising children of wealth. Learn more and subscribe: https://www.businessoffamily.net/ Follow Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeBoyd

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Mike Boyd interviews successful families and their advisors to learn how they steward their wealth across generations, managing succession issues to "keep it in the family". Very few family businesses do the work and even fewer make it beyond the third generation. Follow along to learn about family governance structures, family office investing, succession planning and raising happy, healthy and enterprising children of wealth. Learn more and subscribe: https://www.businessoffamily.net/ Follow Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeBoyd

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@mikeboyd

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English


Episodes

Scott Peppet - Building a Family-Focused Office for Sam Zell

6/20/2022
Scott Peppet serves as the President of Chai Trust Company LLC, the private trust company that serves as the family office for Sam Zell (https://www.egizell.com/people/sam-zell/) and his family. Equity Group Investments (https://www.egizell.com/), a division of Chai trust, provides investment management services on its behalf. From 2000 to 2018, Scott was a professor of Law at the University of Chicago where he focused on Bargaining, Dispute Resolution, Translational Law, and the...

Duration:01:07:41

Peter Evans - Trusted Advisor to Legacy Families & Member of a 7th Generation Family Holding Company

4/24/2022
Peter Evans is an advisor, consultant, and speaker to legacy families, family offices, and multigenerational enterprises all around the world. Peter creates the opportunities where affluent families have the greatest chance of flourishing. Peter is also part of a legacy family himself; he is a 5th generation member of a 7th generation American enterprise established in 1885. Peter married into this family and was astounded by the welcoming and inclusive nature of his wife's large family. The...

Duration:00:53:48

Srinath Rajam - Separating the Family Conglomerate After 111 Years

4/3/2022
Srinath Rajam is a Director at TVS & Sons, Chairman at Kwik Patch, and one of the four sons of the high profile TVS group of companies. The TVS Group is a long-standing family business, running for over 110 years, which has interests in everything from auto components through to finance. Now after over a century in business, the TVS group has decided to amicably separate. Srinath talks about this historical event and how by keeping it amicable, it sets the stage for the next phase of growth....

Duration:00:56:39

Chris Powers - How Big Of An Impact Do You Want To Have?

3/20/2022
Chris Powers is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Fort Capital (https://fortcapitallp.com/) and the host of The FORT podcast (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-fort-with-chris-powers/id1410549811). Chris is a serial entrepreneur with more than 16 years of real estate development and investment experience. Since founding Fort Capital, the company has invested over $1.4B in Class B industrial, commercial, multifamily, student housing, and residential and land development projects....

Duration:01:00:24

Announcement from Mike Boyd - A Live Cohort-Based Course for Modern Families of Wealth

3/11/2022
I’m launching an intensive 3-week Cohort-Based Course for Modern Families of Wealth who want to build a family enterprise and sustain their wealth and relationships for generations. View all the details and sign up here (https://learn.businessoffamily.net/modern-families-of-wealth) It will be a virtual course led by me and featuring some amazing industry experts. 90-minute sessions, twice a week, for 3 weeks with a cohort of like-minded peers. Class recording will be made available within 24...

Duration:00:01:55

Anthony R Contrucci - A 5th Generation Member of the Schrage Family, Owners of the 126 Year Old Centier Bank

3/5/2022
Anthony Contrucci is a proud 5th Generation member of the Schrage Family. He serves in many roles within his broader family enterprise including his role as President and Board of Director of First Bancshares, Inc. (FBS) a bank holding company located in Merrillville, Indiana. FBS’s primary operating asset is Centier Bank (https://www.centier.com/). Founded in 1895, the Schrage family has owned and operated the financial institution for 126 years. From humble beginnings, today they are the...

Duration:01:12:59

James (Jay) E. Hughes, Jr. - Family Wealth: Keeping It in the Family

2/13/2022
Mr. Hughes (http://jamesehughes.com/), a resident of Aspen, Colorado, is the author of Family Wealth: Keeping It in the Family (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08XLLDYGX/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i4), and of Family – The Compact Among Generations (https://www.amazon.com/Family-Generations-James-Hughes-Jr/dp/1576600246), both published by Bloomberg Press, and is the co–author with Susan Massenzio and Keith Whitaker of The Cycle of the Gift: Family Wealth and Wisdom...

Duration:01:19:30

Joe Pohlen - Caring for Elders & Why it's Important to Have Daughters

12/12/2021
Joe is the owner of Cardinal Senior Management (https://cardinalseniormgmt.com/), an operator of assisted living communities in the Untied States. Joe started the company with his business partner in 2015 and hopes to continue their growth in the coming decade with a focus on affordability and decentralized leadership. Joe lives in Grand Rapids, MI with his wife and 4 year old son. Standout Quotes: * "Unless someone's livelihood and their family’s livelihood depends on what you're doing,...

Duration:00:40:36

Bradley J Franc - Increase the Value and Maintain the Values

11/28/2021
Bradly J. Franc (“Brad”), is the creator and author of the Amazon best-selling book entitled The Succession Solution (https://thesuccessionsolution.com/): The Strategic Guide to Business Transition. His firm The Succession Coach LLC, works with business owners to create as well as execute on their succession plans. Brad is an attorney, entrepreneur, and business strategist who specializes in the transfer of family and closely-held businesses. He is also a former board member of Catalyst...

Duration:00:43:32

Dave Specht - Preserving Families and Perpetuating Businesses

11/14/2021
Dave Specht (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-specht-a881147/) is the Director of the Global Family Business Institute at The Drucker School of Management (https://www.cgu.edu/news/2021/05/drucker-school-global-family-business-institutes-new-director-aims-to-preserve-families-and-perpetuate-businesses/). Dave is the author of, "The Family Business Whisperer (https://www.amazon.com/Family-Business-Whisperer-David-Specht/dp/0996597921)." Prior to joining the Drucker School Dave helped lead a...

Duration:00:54:14

Matina Agio - The Inheritance Muse

10/31/2021
Matina Agio (https://www.matinaagio.com) is a personal inheritance consultant. Her work inspires a deeper perspective into inheritance - beyond the legal and financial. She provides niche counselling, facilitating her clients- often in midlife, to resolve inheritance-related dilemmas, manage their possessions and create a meaningful legacy. Through her signature method - THE INHERITANCE MUSE METHOD™ (https://www.matinaagio.com/), she addresses both the tangible and intangible aspects of...

Duration:00:50:39

Moses Kagan - On the Shoulders of Giants

10/17/2021
Moses Kagan (https://www.kagansblog.com/) has been buying, renovating and managing apartment buildings in Los Angeles since 2008. His company, Adaptive Realty (https://www.adaptiverealty.com/), along with its investor-partners, owns approximately $200MM worth of high-quality buildings in interesting neighborhoods. Unusually for a real estate private equity firm, Adaptive and its partners do not fix and flip; instead, they act as permanent holders and stewards of the assets under their...

Duration:01:03:52

Sean Lang & Jeff Watters - Appointing a Non-Family CEO & Selling a 5th Generation Business

9/19/2021
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. This story covers not only leadership succession within a family business but also ownership succession and how the family have stayed together and united around a family office in the absence of an...

Duration:01:09:14

Frazer Rice - Decision Making for Wealthy Families

4/19/2021
Frazer Rice (https://frazerrice.com/) is a Regional Director for Pendleton Square Trust Company (https://pendletonsquaretrust.com/). In that capacity, he focuses on trustee, fiduciary and family governance issues for wealthy families. He is the author and podcast host of "Wealth, Actually (https://www.amazon.com/Wealth-Actually-Intelligent-Decision-Making-1-ebook/dp/B07FPQJJQT)" which centers on decision-making for wealthy families The podcast interviews wealth experts and entrepreneurial...

Duration:00:50:37

Ben Grossman - Co-President Siblings Stewarding a 111 Year Old Family Business

4/12/2021
Grossman Marketing Group (https://grossmanmarketing.com/) was founded as Massachusetts Envelope Company in 1910 by Maxwell Grossman (https://www.bengrossman.info/), whose lifelong dream was to own his own business. Now, 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. Ben Grossman holds a BA from...

Duration:00:50:43

Berry Liberman - Using Financial Capital as Force For Good in the World

4/5/2021
With one of the most recognisable family names in Australian business circles Berry Liberman is using her financial capital to make a positive impact in the world. Her family office, Small Giants, is 100% invested in Impact ventures - challenging the traditional notion of "do anything to make it and then give it all away" philanthropy. Berry Liberman (https://www.dumbofeather.com/people/berry-liberman/) is the co-founder and Creative Director of Small Giants (https://www.smallgiants.com.au/)...

Duration:01:01:10

Denise Logan - Work, Money & Meaning: How to Let Go When the Time Comes

3/29/2021
An award-winning professional speaker and author of The Seller’s Journey (https://deniselogan.com/the-sellers-journey/): A Business Fable about Navigating the Emotional Obstacles to Selling Your Business, Denise Logan (https://deniselogan.com/) has addressed audiences on three continents about the psychology of business owners and how to make it easier when the time comes to let go. Known as The Seller Whisperer, she draws upon a twenty year body of work focused on the intersection of work,...

Duration:01:02:47

Julie Charlestein - The First Woman & 4th Generation Charlestein to Lead Premier Dental

3/22/2021
Julie Charlestein is a fourth-generation CEO and president of Premier Dental (https://www.premierdentalco.com/), a global dental development and manufacturing company serving the worldwide oral health professional market since 1913. Julie is the first woman and the fourth generation of the Charlestein family to lead the company. Since accepting the position as CEO, Julie has implemented changes to adapt to the times, and advanced its product line to advance Premier's market impact. The...

Duration:00:38:05

Carl Bates - High-Performance Family Boards from New Zealand to Africa

3/15/2021
Carl Bates (https://carlbates.com/) is Africa's leading educator, appointer and guide of High-Performance boards. As the Founding Partner of Sirdar (https://sirdargroup.com/), he is world renowned for his practical understanding of governance and is constantly invited to share his knowledge and insight on the subject - in Africa, Sirdar is the largest provider of independent non-executive directors to private companies and family businesses. As a G2 entrepreneur, Carl works closely with his...

Duration:00:51:47

Juan Carlos Salame - Scaling a Third Generation Ecuadorian Retailer & Credit Provider

3/8/2021
Juan Carlos Salame’s family business began in Guayaquil in 1944. Domingo Salame, his grandfather, began selling at the local market prepaid vouchers so his customers could buy products at different local stores and, then, pay Mr. Salame in installments. A revolutionary idea that many decades later evolved to what we know today as credit cards. He later put in place a retail shop to sell the products himself. This business was transitioned to his son in the late 70s. A couple of stores have...

Duration:00:46:10