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Next gen steps up at Renfrew Center

By Deidre Grieves

In the nearly 20 years since Sam Menaged opened the Renfrew Center, it has become the world's largest network of eating disorder treatment centers. Renfrew, founded in 1985 as a single residential treatment facility in Philadelphia, now has more than 500 employees at 14 locations in 12 states. The center gets its name from the 27-acre Renfrew Farm, its flagship location. Sam's children Va... Read more

Tapping the next generation’s energy

In a recent article posted on the Harvard Business School Working Knowledge website and on Forbes.com, Michael Roberts and John Davis asserted, “Families that want to stay in business for another generation don’t have a choice except to encourage entrepreneurship in and out of their company.” Roberts (a retired Harvard Business School faculty member who was executive director of... Read more

The J.M. Burguières Co., LTD

A wonderful video that focuses on the family’s approach to strategic planning.

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July/Aug 2014

  • A small company with big plans
  • Private Company Governance Summit 2014 report
  • Obamacare rules pose challenges for S corp owners
  • Next gen steps up at Renfrew Center
  • Liquidity events and shareholder exit planning

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Family Business Calendar

September 14-16

Institutional Investor’s 11th Annual Family Office Wealth Conference

September 18

“Creating Clarity and Purpose at Day & Zimmermann”

September 22-23

FOX Private Family Trust Company Symposium

October 1

“Transitioning to Non-Family Leaders”

October 16

Pennsylvania Conference for Women

October 23

“Buy-Sell Agreements”

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