Prairie Family Business Association

Multigenerational auto business focuses on transition planning

“It is always a family business’ dream that there will still be family members running our company for many years to come.” A well-known auto dealer shares the steps it has taken to ensure that kind of longevity.

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Century-old paper-supply business shares advice for staying current

While the paper business has changed a lot in a century, this family business has some best practices for evolving with the times.

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Nominations due for family business excellence award

Do you know a family business deserving of recognition? Nominate them by Friday for the annual Boyd Hopkins Excellence in Family Business Award from the Prairie Family Business Association.

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Record project, new storefronts cap big year for third-generation family business

A record-breaking project, new storefronts and major events are making this a big year for Creative Surfaces, now entering its third generation.

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From tacos to saunas, entrepreneurial family builds on business success

Talk about a family business success. From tacos to trusses, soft pretzels to saunas, they’ve done it all and might just be getting started.

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Are you a family business transitioning to a new generation? She’s an expert in it

“Many times families feel that years in the business qualifies them to take over; however, if not prepared and developed to be thinking as an executive and owner, the success rate is low.” Are you part of a family business? You’ll want to hear more of what she has to say.

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Father-son team leads insurance benefits company into future

Matt Halvorson never had a career backup plan. The family business calling was that strong. Transitioning into ownership, though, has taken deliberate planning. Here’s how he and his dad are doing it.

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Reliabank expanding in Sioux Falls as family business enters third generation

As it approaches a century in business, Reliabank is looking to the future with a new Sioux Falls location and a focus on transition planning.

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Next-generation family business leaders: This event is for you

Next-generation leaders in family businesses will find enormous value at a two-day event in September.

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In two years, multigenerational Stensland Family Farms becoming household name

Two years ago, you couldn’t find a dairy product with a Stensland Family Farms label on it. It’s amazing how things have changed for this homegrown family business – and how much growth might still be ahead.

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