The Biltmore Company
George Washington Vanderbilt came to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, N.C., in 1888 and built a grand estate, where he lived with his family. Biltmore House, the main residence, is America’s largest home — a 250-room French Renaissance chateau, where the Vanderbilt family’s original collection of furnishings, art and...Read more
The Agnew Family Enterprise
The Agnew Family Enterprise was founded when Samuel A. Agnew joined the Eastern Railway & Lumber Company in 1903.
Sam would eventually acquire control of “The Eastern” in March 1920. Along with his wife, Kathryn,...Read more
A. Duda & Sons Inc.
Founded by Andrew Duda in 1926 as a celery farm, DUDA is now a diversified family enterprise based in Oviedo, Fla., with holdings in 19 states. The business has four main pillars of operations: Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Duda Ranches, The Viera Company (real estate development) and a portfolio of...Read more