Baker’s Quality Pizza Crusts Open House

On Wed., May 4, FBLI families enjoyed getting an inside glimpse at Baker’s Quality Pizza Crusts in Waukesha as well as tasting their delicious pizza crusts with all of the fixings added. The third-generation family owned business makes a variety of skillfully prepared pizza crusts and dough balls allowing their customers to provide homemade quality pizzas… Read more »

FBLI Retreat Offers Great Insights and Networking Opportunities

On January 20, FBLI hosting its half day Retreat Seminar at the Wisconsin Club. The day featured eight speakers sharing their insights on a variety of topics including Mary Beth Geiser from Aurora Sports Medicine speaking on “Keeping Family and Employees Healthy”; Todd McLee from Pendio addressing “Five Big Reasons Why B2B Companies Fail to… Read more »

Celebrating a Successful 2015

On Friday, January 8, the FBLI celebrated their successful inaugural year with over 65 members and guests at Shully’s Cuisine in Thiensville. President Patrick Ferry  from Concordia University served as the evening’s keynote speaker. In addition to networking, members enjoyed learning who won each event challenge from throughout 2015. The Curling Award was presented to… Read more »

2016 Membership Rate Changes

Your Board is pleased to announce a change in our family membership rate structure effective January 1, 2016.  We have decided on a sliding scale that follows: Company gross revenue of $0-$1 million= $2,000/year in dues for two family members. Company gross revenue of $1 million to $5 million= $3,000/year in dues for two family members. More… Read more »

Aim…Fire…Shoot Wrap Up

The ATF event at the Highlands Hunt Club went off without a wound… gun-shot wound that is. We learned more about the SEAL’s than we ever knew, and learned the focus it takes to succeed in your mission…be it an assault or a family business. The families and partners listened with rapt attention at all… Read more »

The Women of FBLI

Women are owners, spouses, fiancées, daughters and girlfriends. They have many unique roles in a family business and thus these roles must be recognized, supported and encouraged. Our partners at M3 sponsored a special Women’s Event in July at the University Club of Milwaukee. Ann Joda of CLA and Julia Burke of Burke Chocolates were… Read more »