Family Business Success
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Family Business Consulting
Create a plan for intelligent growth that leaves an enduring legacy for your family.
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First you’ll talk with one of our highly trained advisors who will take the time to get to know and understand you, your family, and your business. Let’s determine what your vision of success looks like so we can help you create a plan that gets you there.
Every family business is unique. Once we have analyzed and diagnosed your strengths and weaknesses, we’ll design a plan tailored specifically for you, your family, and your business.
Grow Your Business
Implementation is the key. Put the business you love on track to grow and prosper for decades to come.
Don't Lose the Joy of Owning a Business
With so much information available today, how do you know where to start or what the right plan actually is? How do you avoid the conflicts and pitfalls that have historically derailed even very successful family owned businesses?
For over 25 years, Family Business Institute has been working with business families to establish long term plans that benefit generation after generation by addressing the real and unique needs that challenge – and even threaten – them. We’ll help you create a game plan that works, and we’re confident you can extend your success into the decades ahead.
What our clients say about working with us
"Just finished our best year ever. Revenue up about 20%, profit up about 60%. Went through an extremely extensive third party audit just a few weeks ago, the highest level of most respected audit company in our industry. I was kicked out during the process (by the employees) as well as my son. I was amazed to find we scored 100%. We are far from perfect, however the auditor spent a lot of time on the floor talking to almost every employee and thought we were special. This would not have happened if we had not contacted the Family Business Institute and had them come in to work with us, and we listened. Thank you Wayne and your organization."RJ Reed
“Wayne Rivers provides a very practical approach to family business planning. Through his step-by-step strategic planning process, our members walked away with tools and techniques they could immediately put into use in their families and businesses. Drawing on his own experience as a business owner, and witty sense of humor, Wayne presented our attendees with great insight, transferable ideas, and several valuable resources.”Nicole Bettinger
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