Transitioning The Family Business Through Mergers & Aquisitions

On February 20, FBLP members gathered at von Briesen’s downtown law office to talk about the challenges of “Transitioning the Family Business Through Mergers & Aquisitions.” The discussion was lead by attorneys James Wawrzyn, and Maddy Schmid, who also happens to be a daughter of a third generation business. The two started the presentation by… Read more »

Effective Change Management

On December 4, Dr. Jim Bohn principal of the Paranet Group and author of Architects of Change and If Your Water Cooler Could Talk spoke to FBLP members about managing change in their family businesses. Dr. Bohn discussed some of the issues and challenges of dealing with change in a business environment. He stressed that… Read more »

A Night With Winston Churchill

A survey conducted by Price Waterhouse Cooper found that Winston Churchilll was named the “Most Admirable Leader” by 1,330 CEOS from the world’s largest corporations. It was with this statistic in mind that FBLP organized a fabulous one man show by Winston Churchill historian and actor Randy Otto. The 60-minute show gave an account of… Read more »

Wisconsin Vision Associates, FBLP’s newest member, is featured on WTMJ’s ALL BUSINESS show!

Learn more about our newest family business member, third-generation company, Wisconsin Vision Associates (WVA) located in Burlington, WI.  Dr. Dave interviews CEO Christopher Fait.  Learn more about this fascinating company! Most likely, you’re wearing their lenses. Catch Dr. Dave on ALL BUSINESS every Saturday morning at 6:20 AM on the state’s biggest radio station, WTMJ… Read more »

Read about Hadley Shully’s path into the family Business … as seen in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

We are proud to showcase one of our family business members – Shully’s Cuisine & Events – this month.  Learn about the latest talent and dynamism behind the Shully dynasty, as reported in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on September 18, 2019. Read the entire article here:Caterer’s daughter is happily back with family biz

Instantaneous Differentiation

On September 1,1 FBLP family members gathered at Marquette University to hear about Instantaneous Differentiation from Paul Neuberger the president of The Starr Group. Paul is also a keynote speaker and sales trainer, and his enthusiasm for what he does was more than apparent. Paul shared with the group tips on how to make yourself… Read more »