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  • FBC November Breakfast Series Session Announced

    Join us as Lori Schaefer-Weaton, Mary Landhuis, and Jon Keimig will be discussing ways to manage transition through succession planning in a family business. Our next Family Business Breakfast Session is scheduled for November 20, 2020 at 8am. 

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  • Entrepreneurship Report 2020

    Advance Iowa, a program under Center for Business Growth and Innovation, CBGI and UNI JPEC put together an annual report that contains the results and stories of the collaboration between the two centers and how the work we are doing has a positive impact on businesses across Iowa. 

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  • Feature: Family Breakfast Session Lessons

    What I Learned from Family Business Forum's Breakfast Series Session One by Dan Beenken

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    Advance Iowa is the State of Iowa’s comprehensive consulting program designed to work with mid-sized companies to enhance their growth. It is often lonely at the top for business owners, we are here to be a third-party sounding board and trusted advisor. Advance Iowa assists firms in overcoming their obstacles and helps to identify new opportunities.

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Thursday, October 08, 2020
What I learned from the Family Business Breakfast Series Session One

By Dan Beenken

What I learned:

As the fac... Read More

Thursday, September 10, 2020

"We are excited to welcome Heidi to our team. She will be facilitating all of our family business next generation peer groups and activities.  She is a great fit to the family business programming... Read More

Thursday, September 10, 2020

“Have you considered the idea of an advisory board?” 

“The last thing I need is someone else telling me what to do,” says nearly every company owner we work with.  

... Read More