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Success, Succession, and Sunday Dinner

Thursday, March 2, 2017
7:30 am
- 10:30 am

Private Event


Bridgewater Place
Bridgewater Place, 333 Bridge St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Success, Succession and Sunday Dinner

The world is changing at unprecedented pace, more complexity, interdependency
and disruption of institutions. All of these factors are impacting your family, your
business and even how you need to look at your family business. At the essence of
this challenge, is how to help your rising generation’s innovative audacity build on
the senior generations experience and wisdom.

Keynote Speaker: Greg McCann

Greg McCann is the founder, principal and leader of a national family business consulting firm that create workshops, consults, publishes, and generally innovates on issues of importance to family enterprises.
As an author, educator, coach, consultant and speaker, McCann works with family enterprises in the areas of succession, communication, conflict resolution, and with a special emphasis on helping the next generation succeed in their careers and lives. Greg has coached leaders and executives for nearly 20 years and is certified in Leadership Agility and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. McCann is the founder of the Family Enterprise Center at Stetson University, where he led the effort as a professor to develop the nation’s second minor and first under-graduate major in Family Enterprise. McCann wrote, When Your Parents Sign the Paychecks, that is a part of the Family Enterprise curriculum at Stetson University. Greg published his second book entitled, Who Do You Think You Are? Aligning your Character and Reputation.



1. Gained perspective on our world today: Understand how the world, business, and the world
of family business are changing and what that means to you.
2. Reframed your family business as a family enterprise: This more agile and adaptable model
puts increasing emphasis on the family, the rising generation (with their audacity), and
3. Cultivated your family’s involvement as a strategic advantage through vertical leadership