Past Events

UNI Family Business Center







Friday, October 15, 2021 Recruiting and Retaining Non-Family Executives

Friday, September 17, 2021 Dividing Family Estates Without All the Family Stress

Thursday, August 19, 2021 Tour, Lunch and Connect with the Fareway Family

Friday, May 21, 2021 Getting Started with Governance

Friday, March 26, 2021 Fair & Equal Compensation … Questions about Pay in a Family Business

Friday, January 15, 2021 Keys to the Future for the Family Business .. Next Generation Leadership!

Friday, November 20, 2020 Managing Transition through Succession Planning

Sept. 18, 2020 Breakfast Session | Take the "bored" out of your advisory board
Panelists: Mark Hanawalt, Jim Warner, Brendan Wall

Jun 12, 2020 Breakfast Session | Family Governance as a Tool for Harmony
panelists: Les Banwart, Amy Lynch, Russ Miller

May 15, 2020 Breakfast Session | Family Feud; It's More than Just a Game Show
panelists: Warren Jacobs, Warren Phillips, Heidi Vermeer-Quist

Mar 27, 2020 Breakfast Session | Succession Planning; Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond
panelists: Bob Vermeer, Mary Andringa, Jim Mudd Jr.

Nov 15, 2019 Breakfast Session | Keeping Innovation Alive in a Family Business
panelists: Matt Koch, Todd Sommerfeld, Paul Kinghorn 

Sept 20, 2019 Breakfast Session | Developing the Next Generation
panelists: Pete Downs, Daniel Hanawalt, Mindi Vandebosch

Aug 27, 2019 Summer Reunion Tour Stop in Des Moines IA at Jasper Winery
panelists: Chris Vernon and Heidi Vermeer-Quist

Jul 30, 2019 Summer Reunion Tour Stop in Swisher IA at the Cedar Ridge Winery
panelists: Brian Duffy, Gavin McGrath, Josie Rozum

Jul 25, 2019 Summer Reunion Tour Stop in Mason City IA at Huber Supply
panelist: Mark and Daniel Hanawalt

Jul 25, 2019 Summer Reunion Tour Stop in Edgewood IA at Edgewood Locker
panelist: Rob McDonald

Apr 30, 2019 Special All Day Event at Vermeer Headquarters in Pella IA. 

Jan 25, 2019 Breakfast Session | A Focus on the "On Deck Circle" and Developing the Next Generation of Family Leadership
panelist: Emily Schmitt and Joe Riley

Nov 30, 2018 Breakfast Session | Vernon Companies: A Dialogue on Navigating Your Family Through Generational Transitioning
panelist: Chris Vernon

Sept 28, 2018 The Family Business Forum launches with it's first breakfast series: All in the Family: Best Practices for Succession