UNH Center for Family Business Offers Seminar on Successful Transitions

Contact: Barbara Draper

Sept. 25, 2003

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire’s Center for Family Business will present “Successful Family Business Transitions,” an interactive seminar addressing the issues and solutions unique to family businesses as they transition ownership to the next generation. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the New England Center, in Durham, from 8:00 a.m.-12 noon.

The seminar is free for members. A special nonmember one-time trial registration fee is $125 per person/$250 per family. The cost includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Nationally recognized estate planning attorney Sally Mulhern will join a lively panel of three families who have successfully navigated the challenges of succession to discuss the tools needed to identify and solve the challenges, and to realize the rewards of successfully transitioning a family business to the next generation. The family business panel includes the families of: Richard Stevenson of Modern Pest Control; Ken White of KeJo Corporation; and Pat Ford of Lodging Econometrics, National Hotel Realty, and New England Hotel Realty.

Sally Mulhern is a partner in the law firm of Pierce Atwood. She speaks nationally to global financial institutions, universities, charities, trust departments, financial advisors, and professional organizations, and is regularly quoted in the regional and national press.

The UNH Center for Family Business provides services and information to entrepreneurial families to help them become and remain successful from generation to generation. The Center for Family Business is made possible by member support as well as that of corporate sponsors including Pierce Atwood, Genus Resources, Baker Newman & Noyes, and MassMutual Financial Group, and is co-sponsored by the Whittemore School of Business and the Division of Continuing Education.
For more information about the UNH Center for Family Business and its programs, go to www.familybusiness.unh.edu or contact Barbara Draper at (603) 862-1107, or barbara.draper@unh.edu.