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  • Transitions: Bringing the Magazine to Life

    Since Family Business launched the Transitions conference series in 2010, thousands of attendees have heard hundreds of family business members share their stories in honest and candid way...

  • What It All Means: A Glossary of Family Business Terms

    If you’re just beginning to investigate how to manage issues at the nexus of family and business, you may have encountered some terminology that’s unfamiliar to you. We provide some definitions...

  • 30 Family Business Truths

    Each business family has its own culture, strengths, idiosyncrasies, points of contention and shared history. That’s why each family must do its own work to develop policies and processes — a s...

  • Wittwer Hospitality/Boulevard Home

    Lester and Vanola Wittwer opened the Wittwer Motel in Las Vegas in 1948. After several years, the couple moved their family back to Southwestern Utah, the area where they were both raised. In 1955,...

  • W.S. Darley & Co.

    The company, founded in 1908, manufactures fire engines, pumps and related equipment for first responders and distributes tactical equipment to the Department of Defense. W.S. Darley is headquarter...

  • Vertex Inc.

    Vertex is the leading indirect tax software and services provider to U.S. and global businesses of all sizes. Vertex provides cloud-based and on-premise solutions that can be tailored to specific i...

  • Vermeer Corporation

    Vermeer, founded in 1948 and headquartered in Pella, Iowa, manufactures large industrial and agricultural equipment. The company employs more than 3,000 team members worldwide who design, build and...

  • Sheetz Inc.

    Founded in 1952 by Bob Sheetz as a single dairy store, Sheetz, based in 

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  • Port Blakely

    Seattle-based Port Blakely grows and markets renewable forest products around the globe, owning and managing working forests in Washington state, Oregon and New Zealand. The company supplies custom...

  • Midmark Corporation

    John W. Eiting, along with three partners, founded the business in 1915 as the Cummings Machine Company in Minster, Ohio. It began as a manufacturer of concrete mixers, mining cars and locomotives....

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