March 28, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Transitioning an 80 Year Old Family Business into an ESOP
Second generation CEO Steve Bender and third generation President Maggie Bender-Johnson will highlight how they came to the decision to transition their 80 year old family business into a family run ESOP. Find out how they started their journey and the steps taken to ensure this major decision was in the best interest of the family and the business. They will touch on their name change decision, the ESOP decision, and how they worked to keep control within the family through it all. Find out the trials, setbacks and accomplishments in what has led them to this next chapter in their family business legacy.
About this Affinity Group: The Founders, Presidents & CEO Affinity Group is specifically designed for family and non-family executive level leaders. This is a family member-only, peer networking group developed with the purpose of creating dialogue about family business with members including Founders, Presidents and CEOs. Discussions are often focused on sharing the challenges and responsibilities of family business leadership and succession planning. Affinity Group events are for FBC members only. If you’re interested in membership please contact FBC.
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