This session will focus on the importance of developing clear roles and responsibilities within a family business. It will also outline a process that can used to develop roles and responsibilities along with some of the best practices and pitfalls along the way.
Lars Peterson is a Business Advisor for Transition Point Business Advisors. In this role he works with closely-held and family business clients on transition issues. Lars’ experience includes serving as a senior manager for manufacturing, technology and university organizations, advising family and closely-held businesses and mediating family and personal disputes. He has consulted or presented on a variety of topics including business succession, family farm succession, family business organization, leadership, communication, marketing, conflict resolution, strategic planning and organizational development. Lars holds a “Certificate in Family Business Advising” from the Family Firm Institute, is a certified “Heritage Planning Professional” through the Heritage Institute and is certified as a “Crucial Conversations” trainer. Lars serves on the boards of Children and Families Urban Ministries and the Youth Justice Initiative and is currently a part-time graduate student at the University of Iowa.
Transition Point Business Advisors
4400 Westown Parkway, Suite 405
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Moderating this webinar is Leisa Fox, with the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI)
. ABI is a broad-based organization of Iowa businesses working together to promote Iowa commerce. The philosophy behind this expanded organization is simple: there is strength in
numbers. By including more and more diverse Iowa businesses, ABI is able to play an even more active role in shaping Iowa's future. Uniting around the key issues, which all businesses have in common provided ABI, and each ABI member, with a strong voice for change and progress in Iowa.