April 14, 2024 1:16 pm
Penn State University Hosts Family Business Conference

A two-day conference on Entrepreneurship is set to take place at the Center for Family Business at Penn State Behrend from May 15-16. The conference will cover a range of topics including succession planning, board creation, minority-led businesses and more. Registration for the conference is now open and details can be found on the conference webpage.

The Center for Family Business is an outreach effort of Behrend’s Black School of Business, and it hosts forums led by experts in the field that focus on the specific needs of family-run businesses. Members of the center have access to Black School faculty experts, student researchers, and peer groups that discuss common issues and concerns related to family businesses.

Featured speakers at the conference will include Robert S. Castellini, Richard Seaman, and James Bly. Robert S. Castellini is the managing director at Sentinel Private Wealth Group, Richard Seaman is the chairman of Seaman Corporation and author of “A Vibrant Vision: The Entrepreneurship of Multigenerational Family Business”, and James Bly is the managing director of US EY Private Family Enterprise.

To learn more about the Center for Family Business and the upcoming conference on Entrepreneurship, visit their webpage.

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