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  • Thank you, founders!

    The UNI Family Business Center is able to maintain a high level of programming through the support of Founding Partners and Founding Families. Founders offer support to Iowa's family-owned businesses and see significant benefits like a seat on the UNI FBC advisory board, advertisement spots and opportunities to speak.

    Thank you to our current founders, BrownWinick Law Firm, Fareway, Foster Group and RSM.

    FBC Supporters
    Founding Partners support the UNI FBC
  • Family business feature

    Does your family business have something you'd like to share? Whether you hosted the most rockin' holiday party for employees or have a good practice that you think should be universal, we want to hear from you! 

    Share your story
    featuring the lagomarcino's story
  • Family Business Newsletter

    Get the latest information delivered directly to your inbox each month! Fill out our "contact us" form and we will send out periodic emails for special events from the UNI Family Business Center, along with news catered to your interests.

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  • Join our peer groups

    The Legacy Group by Vermeer is facilitated by Mary Andringa, former CEO and second generation family member of Vermeer Corp. Quarterly sessions are focused on the next chapter beyond the family businesses daily operations. Each Legacy Group session has a different theme or discussion focus with various topics being explored that include: changing identity moving away from the family business, philanthropic initiatives, succession/legacy conversations.

    Join the next session
    Legacy peer group provides resources for outgoing family business members
  • Join our new, members-only digital hub

    As a valued member of the UNI Family Business Center, you have the opportunity to connect with other members on our new Info Hub!

    • Search the directory
    • Register for upcoming events
    • Access your membership details
    • Participate in private peer group forums
    Register today
    The Info Hub offers a space for conversation and membership management

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News

Tuesday, January 03, 2023

By Dan Beenken

The estate planning process is so often just about the physical stuff. Who gets the stuff and who doesn’t?

It’s always a big part of a family’s generational successio... Read More

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

 

 

By Erin Carew

 

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Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Whew!!! We just wrapped up our Second Annual Iowa Family Business Conference, so it's time to write the Second Annual “What I learned” takeaway post.

We are so grateful to all of our attend... Read More