Prairie Family Business Association

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

New Prairie Family Business leader brings broad experience with businesses

Meet the new leader of the Prairie Family Business Association, and learn more about her plans to work with area family businesses.

2 years ago

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