Prairie Family Business Association

Building the ButterBurger brand: How Culver’s took root in Sioux Falls

Nick Magera became the first to introduce many in Sioux Falls to the Culver’s ButterBurger. Here’s a look at his journey growing the franchise.

2 years ago

Father, son build on legacy in plumbing, heating business

This father and son are carrying on a 70-year-old family business as they plan for its future.

2 years ago

Culver’s co-founder to speak in Sioux Falls

Craig Culver, co-founder and board chairman of Culver Franchising System, will be the featured family-business success story at the 2018 Prairie Family Business Association conference.

2 years ago

Strategies for handling conflict especially key in family businesses

There’s likely no such thing as a workplace without conflict. That can be especially true in family businesses. But there are strategies for how to identify, prevent and resolve it.

2 years ago

Montgomery’s approaches 130 years with eye toward sixth-generation leadership

The business started building furniture and caskets, will turn 130 next year, and is getting a special award soon.

2 years ago

Fourth-generation auto dealership owners plan more growth

After almost nine decades in business, Liberty Superstores is in its fourth generation of ownership and recently doubled in size.

2 years ago

Food products company evolves to meet changing market

From butter to bacon, this family-owned food products company knows how to adapt to changing markets.

2 years ago

Family learns to strike balance — while running a business that responds to emergencies

Stacey Thomas’s father, Jerry, started their family business with one van, a few air movers and dehumidifiers. Since 1992, Specialized Cleaning & Restoration Inc. has grown into a second-generation family business.

2 years ago

Muth Electric builds on decades of success with plan for the future

It was somewhere in Vietnam – likely while driving a U.S. Army truck or on guard duty – that Dick Muth made a life-changing decision.

2 years ago

Nominate a family business for excellence award

Prairie Family Business Association is seeking nominations for the 2017 Sioux Falls Area Boyd Hopkins, Sr. Excellence in Family Business Award. 

2 years ago

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