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New England Chapter Breakfast February 14, 2018

The Role of Directors or an Advisory Board in the Family Owned Business

When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
From 8:00 am until 9:30 am
Where: Burns & Levinson LLP
125 Summer St.
Boston, MA  02110
United States
Contact: Lenny Fogel
617-482-3045 x 24

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The Role of Directors or an Advisory Board in the Family Owned Business:

The owner managed, family owned firm is God’s greatest creation! Indeed, every major business today, from Amazon to Xerox, started as a small, private company seeking to change the world—and they have. Today, however, many privately held firms are in danger of marginalization or extinction because of globalization, the commoditization of capital, and the advent of creative destruction of all sectors of businesses. What is needed today to assure dominance of the family business is an active role of independent governance. Sadly, most owners of family businesses do not have such governance. We will explore how we, as professional advisors, can be advocates for change.


About the Presenter: 




Richard C. Kimball, Senior Director, Bigelow

Richard has been with Bigelow for over 30 years and has advised over 500 family owned firms on issues dealing with board governance, management succession, mergers and acquisitions, and exit planning. Established in 1935, Bigelow is the preeminent firm dealing exclusively with family owned and managed businesses. Clients from all industries turn to Bigelow for timely advice on issues of strategy and enterprise value optimization. Richard is a national speaker on the topic of wealth creation and capture and has been quoted in The Boston Globe and The Wall Street Journal. He is a graduate of Babson College, where he is an Honorary Trustee. He also has served on the board of several family businesses as well as several public and nonprofit boards. He and his wife reside in Boston.