Family Business Retreat Wrap-Up

On May 23 the Family Business Legacy Institute united with the UW Family Business Center to host a Family Business Retreat at Millford Hills in Jefferson. The half day program began with a breakfast and networking and then featured four break-out sessions. Valerie Laufenberg from Profit Enhancement Solutions spoke in on “Profitable Growth in a… Read more »

Practical tips to mitigate your company’s risk from cyberattacks

62% of small businesses don’t have an up-to-date or active cybersecurity strategy in place. Do you believe that it doesn’t apply to your company because you fall under the radar screen in size? Think again. Most cyberattacks happen to small and midsize companies because small companies have information of value to criminals, such as credit… Read more »

Dr. Dave interviews Mitzi Perdue on WTMJ’s ALL BUSINESS radio show. Listen here.

Mitzi Perdue, successful business owner and author, comes from two family business dynasties – Sheraton Hotels and Perdue Farms.  She’s making an exclusive, one-day only appearance in Milwaukee at Marquette University on April 11th at the invitation of Family Business Legacy Institute. Dr. Dave had the opportunity to interview Mitzi on Saturday, March 31st.  Listen… Read more »

Economist Talk Sheds Light on the Future

On February 14, FBLI family members gathered at the Wisconsin Club’s Country Club to hear Dr. Mike Knetter of the University of Wisconsin Foundation speak on his vision for our economy. The hour-long presentation offered many insights including: 2018 Outlook -S&P 500: +8% -Real GDP growth: +2.25%, with momentum waning toward year end -Expect unemployment to… Read more »

2017 Year End Party Features Guest Speaker Craig Culver

On Friday, January 5, FBLI  members gathered at Shully’s Watermark in Thiensville to celebrate the conclusion of 2017.  After enjoying an amazing meal by the Shully family, guests were treated to a video recap of 2017 events compiled by 3-MOD. Then, guests enjoyed hearing insights from Craig Culver, the founder of Culver’s Franchise,  who was… Read more »