Family Business Programs

Our Family Business programs offer members of family-owned enterprises the opportunity to meet, connect, and learn from each other, as well as from experienced leaders. 

2023-2024 Family Business Program Schedule 

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - NH Distributors 65 Regional Drive, Concord, NH 8:00AM-10:00AM
"How to Mitigate a Crisis Arising from the Loss of the Leader of Your Family Business"
Peter Burger, President Orr & Reno
Virginia Symmes Sheehan, Shareholder, Orr & Reno

Thursday, October 26, 2023 - Three Chimneys Inn 17 Newmarket Road, Durham, NH 8:00AM-1:00PM
Combination CEO and CFE Program
David & Bobby Segal, Sanel NAPA

"Conflict Resolution"

Rachel Campagna, Assoc. Professor Management Paul College, UNH

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - Grappone Mazda Manchester Street Concord, NH 08:00AM-10:00AM
"The Non-Family Executive in the Family Business"- Discussion led by Jessica Geiben Lynn
Panelist to include: Larry Haynes of Grappone Auto, Rick Brenner of the NH Fisher Cats, Kris Blomback General Manager, Pat’s Peak Ski Area

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 - Wire Belt Company of America, 17 Colby Ct, Bedford, NH 8:00AM-10:30AM
"Lessons Learned/Lessons Shared Between Generations" - Discussion led by David Greer, CEO, Wire Belt
Panelist Include: Joe and Andrew Guyton - The Guyton Group, Forge Financial, Craig and Nick Jewett - Jewett Construction, Hollie and Josh Noveletsky - Novel Ironworks Inc.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 Pleasant View Gardens, 830 N Pembroke Road Pembroke NH 8:00AM-10:30AM
"Crucial Conversations in Family Business"
Michelle Gray, President & Founder of HR Synergy

Thursday, April 25, 2024 - Three Chimneys Inn 17 Newmarket Road, Durham, NH 8:00AM-1:00PM
Combination CEO and CFE Program
Tom Hassell, President
Life is Good

"Get More from Your Marketing"
Darci Knowles, Founder & Creative Director
DARCI Creative

View the list of past Family business Programs

Meeting Format:  

  • 8AM: Coffee, Networking, Light Breakfast
  • 8:30AM -10:30AM Program
  • Extended day programs noted above will go until 12:00PM and include a working lunch until 1:00PM

Meeting Location 2023-2024 Season:

See specific dates for exact location.