Family Business USA Keynotes at Navy Pier, Chicago

HENRY HUTCHESON, Family Business Expert
Thursday, August 21,   9 – 9:50 am

Fighting for the success of your family garden center can be a dangerous pursuit, but those who do it well are achieving bigger successes than all of the other companies out there. No wonder Warren Buffett buys family businesses – they have the most potential for success. Henry Hutcheson will stock your arsenal with the tried-and-true best practices of family businesses, and reveal the hidden secrets successful family businesses use to win daily and big-picture operational challenges. Arm yourself with a winning battle plan that includes a map of succession alternatives for family business owners. Discover ways to build family harmony for a more enjoyable Thanksgiving dinner this year. Load up on the key elements that will help your family’s garden center come out the clear winner in your market.

Henry Hutcheson, President of Family Business USA and an every-issue columnist in IGC Magazine, is dedicated to helping family businesses improve their operations, prepare for transition, secure wealth and strengthen family relationships. During his 25 years of experience, he has assisted family businesses across the United States and internationally in transitioning to the next generation. With a focus on succession, his work entails managing conflict and enhancing communication, grooming the next generation to be high-performance leaders and working with the existing generation to define their role going forward. Hutcheson draws on his experience working for his family’s business, Olan Mills Portrait Studios, in the early part of his career before launching an international management focus with IBM, UPS and Sumitomo Electric.

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