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Stevens Center for Family Business

Major Events – 2020-21


 December 2021 

"Culture Trumps Everything" by Dr.  Gustavo Grodnitzky will be an illuminating look at how an organization's culture -- whether intentional or happenstance -- influences its success.  

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

7:30 to 10 am

SVSU Banquet A & B

January 2022

Our annual Member Dinner will take place at Apple Mountain Conference Center 2022; featured presenters will be the Rowley Family, who are celebrating their 100th anniversary.  BTW, Mike Bierlein was one of the members of the Founding Board, when the SCFB (then, "Family Business Program") was developed and launched in 1999-2000.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

5 to 8 pm

Apple Mountain Conference Center

March 2022

The collaboration with the Great Lakes Bay Economic Club will shine a bright light on the significant economic impact of family businesses.  Family Enterprise USA -- a national, not-for-profit advocacy organization -- has new research about the huge extent to which family businesses are integral to our economy.  Family Enterprise USA President Pat Soldano will share these findings, as well as discuss the work she and her organization does in Washington, D.C., to promote legislation that supports family businesses.

Monday, March 21, 2022

11:30 am to 1:00 pm (Lunch Meeting)

SVSU Banquet A & B

 Spring 2022

Family Business Valuation

Panel Presentation by SCFB Sponsor Reps

Date/Time TBD

SVSU Banquet/Seminar Rooms (TBD)

Contact Us

(989) 964-2842(989) 964-2842


Rejeana Heinrich
(989) 964-4035

Membership Coordinator

Casey Stevens
(989) 964-2776


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