Wilkes University

Family Business Alliance

Family Business Alliance

Welcome to the Family Business Alliance (FBA) at Wilkes University

The mission of the Family Business Alliance (FBA) at Wilkes University is to be the trusted resource providing world class services to support strengthening and empowering regional family-owned businesses and our community.


Family Business Culture

Wednesday, January 18 | Panel Discussion

Hilary Lyle, Kane is Able | Bill Sordoni, Sordoni Construction | Scott Lynett, Times Printing & PDQ Print Center

What is 'culture' and why is it important to a company?
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  • How have these businesses been so successful for so long?
  • What is the secret to their company culture that endures?
  • How does one start a business culture that will persevere?

Come listen to stories and ask questions of these leading family businesses in our area.

  • Morning presentation
    • Wilkes University, Henry Student Center
    • Networking 8 a.m.
    • Panel discussion and questions: 8:30 – 10 a.m.
  • Afternoon presentation
    • Penn State Worthington Scranton, Business Building
    • Networking 11:30 a.m.
    • Panel discussion and questions: 12 – 1:10 p.m.

Questions? Contact Susan Reilly, Executive Director, Family Business Alliance. Phone: (570) 408-2120 | Email: susan.reilly@wilkes.edu


Upcoming Programs

  • February: Blackout Design
  • March: Tom Davidow  “Family Communication and Conflict”
  • April: “Entrepreneurial Activity in the Family Firm”
  • May:  “Selling the Family Business”

Supporting Partners
Baker Tilly M and T Bank Rosenn, Jenkinsm and Greenwald
Linde Family Wilkes University

Community PARTNERS

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