CEO & Family Enterprise Center

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Advising Family Businesses & Developing Business Leaders

The CEO & Family Enterprise Center specializes in helping family owned/managed businesses based in New Hampshire, Maine, and northern Massachusetts to optimize their organization while also navigating the challenges and complex dynamics unique to family businesses. We offer membership-based learning and engagement programs for both family-owned and non-family owned organizations. Learn more about our four marquee programs:

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Member Spotlight: David Greer

 2021 Family Business Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


David Greer, CEO, Wire Belt Company of America

David Greer, CEO, Wire Belt Company of America

David Greer, CEO of Wire Belt Company of America, is the 2021 recipient of the Family Business Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Wire Belt Company of America (WBCA) is a multi-generational, family-owned company originally founded in 1919 by J.W. Greer to manufacture automated confectionary and baking equipment. 

David took over as CEO in 1980. Under his leadership,  WBCA has been recognized several times as one of Business NH Magazine's "Best Small Companies To Work For", winning the honor of "#1 Small Company To Work For" three times (thus far!). 

Learn more about WBCA's family business history


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