The NGA Show - Family Business Succession Planning

2019 Family Business Succession Planning

When Should I Sell?

Always a difficult decision for owners, determining when to exit the businesses will impact the family’s financial future as well as associates and employees. In this session, we’ll walk through key issues in the decision-making process.  

Speakers:
  • Paul Adams, President, Paul Adams & Associates

Tuesday, February 26
9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
Room 24C

All in the Family

Communication and transparency are keys to a successful transition of the business from one generation to the next. We’ll review the steps to take and issues to consider when creating the family transition plan.

Speakers:
  • Bryan Neiman, President/CEO, Neiman Family Markets

Tuesday, February 26
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Room 24C

Selling to Associates (ESOP)

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) are common in the grocery industry. We'll review the basics of ESOPs and factors owners should take into consideration before selling to associates.  

Speakers:

  • Frank Ray, Vice President, Human Resources, Harps Food Stores Inc.

Tuesday, February 26
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Room 24C

Selling to Another Company

Retiring from the business can be tough but knowing that you’ve received a fair offer and staff and associates will be taken care of can make the transition easier. We’ll delve into the steps and considerations that should guide you in the process of selling the business to ensure the result is good.

Speakers:
  • Paul Adams, President, Paul Adams & Associates

Tuesday, February 26
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Room 24C

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