The Coronado Roundtable will feature a presentation entitled “It’s Not Just the Corner Hardware Store Anymore”. This talk will put a spotlight on family and closely held businesses and the power and impact they have on our economy and on the ethic fabric or the nations business climate. Our speakers will be Glenn Ayres and Dr. Barry Graff.
Their talk will have fascinating vignettes which illustrate this subject. Glenn and Barry are frequent speakers and lecturers on family business, governance, the wisdom of multi-disciplinary teams, and the professional’s role in dealing with grief.
Glenn is a Coronado resident and a member of the Coronado Roundtable’s Board of Directors. His practice ranges from succession and strategic planning for family and closely held businesses, to working with successors on leadership development, senior generation couples on life/career transitions, and work with both profit and non-profit organizations on implementing major changes initiatives and professional governance. He has more than twenty years experience in this field.
Glenn is a founding member of the University of St. Thomas, Center for Family Enterprise where he served for several years as a professional-in-residence and as a member of the Center’s Advisory Board. He has recently served as an adjunct faculty member in the business school at San Diego State University where he taught Ethical Decision-Making in Business and Family Business.
Dr. Graff received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Michigan State University, and has considerable post-graduate training in consulting with families and family-owned businesses. He is a Licensed Psychologist and a member of both the American Psychological Association and the Family Firm Institute.
The Coronado Roundtable presents prominent speakers on a variety of topics at their monthly meetings on the fourth Friday of each month at 10 a.m. in Winn Room at the Coronado Library. The meetings are open to the public. Come at 9:45 a.m. and enjoy a cup of coffee prior to the meeting.
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