Prairie Family Business Association

Unconventional banker builds multigeneration success

“He really learned how a bank could be a tool to do good.” Enjoy this story of a banker who’s far from typical and a family business success with lessons for all.

5 months ago

Third-generation Coca-Cola bottling family helps share best practices with others

From a bottle sorter to a business owner, this multigenerational family business shares its “secret formula” for success.

5 months ago

National tutoring business leader to offer advice on managing change

The nation’s top revenue-producing tutoring franchise is a family business going through big changes. Huntington Learning Center’s second-generation leader will share her experience next month in Sioux Falls.

6 months ago

Best-selling author to offer ‘Back of the Napkin’ advice

Want to tackle a problem in business? Draw a picture. That simple but powerful approach to gaining clarity has to an international best seller. Its author comes to Sioux Falls in April.

6 months ago

Family business builds back after devastating tornado thanks to foundation of strength

One week after celebrating its 70th anniversary, this Iowa family business was hit by a tornado. What happened next shows the strong foundation they had built underneath the rubble.

7 months ago

Stupid things leaders do: A guide to not ruining your culture

“Instead of talking about the topic of leadership and culture in glowing, aspirational terms, we get real and share some of the biggest mistakes we see organizations making.” These brothers are bringing their expertise to family businesses this spring.

7 months ago

Nationally renowned speaker to share secrets to family business success

Bryan Dodge, one of the nation’s most requested event speakers, is coming to Sioux Falls with sought-after advice for family businesses.

7 months ago

Tax reform and the family business: What you need to know

Tax time will be a little different this year, as changes in the law could mean critical adjustments for family businesses. Here’s an easy way to get updated.

8 months ago

Bank CEO weighs in on local economy, business evolution

As a third-generation bank leader, CorTrust Bank president and CEO Jack Hopkins has his finger on the proverbial pulse of the area business community. We caught up with him to get the view from his CEO’s seat.

9 months ago

Family woodworking business finds steady growth in second generation

“We knew nothing about business, but … we knew if you worked all the time you should get somewhere. And we worked a lot.” From working out of a garage to growing a regional business, enjoy the success story of Patzer Woodworking.

9 months ago

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