USF to Present Family Business Panel

June 26, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The University of Saint Francis will present its latest quarterly Family Business Initiative program, a panel discussion, on Thursday, July 12 at 8 a.m. in the Historic Woman’s Club on the third floor of the USF Business Center, 826 Ewing Street. The USF Business Center is the home of the USF Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership. The Family Business Initiative is an ongoing series of seminars designed to increase the value and effectiveness of a family business.

The discussion will focus on three areas of critical importance in managing a family business: Family Relations, Legal and Financial. Panelists include Jerry Nuerge, a leading expert in counseling family businesses; Dennis Becker, who will talk about estate planning and legal issues associated with family businesses; and Gregg Jehl and Rob Hayworth who will discuss financial planning and retaining wealth.

Those in attendance will be able ask questions regarding managing a family business. Business leader and USF adjunct faculty member Allen Glassburn will moderate the presentation.

The event is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to register at fbi072018.eventbrite.com.

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. In 2016, the University of Saint Francis expanded its presence to downtown Fort Wayne. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships, and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.