UNC Asheville Family Business Forum Fall Series Begins Sept. 7 with Presentation by Business Consultant and Psychologist Ron Reece

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Business consultant and psychologist Ron Reece will be the featured presenter when UNC Asheville’s Family Business Forum begins its fall workshop series with Successfully Mixing Siblings, Cousins and Parents in the Family Business, from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 in the university’s Sherrill Center Mountain View Room.

Ron ReeceReece, who says, “I keep people from destroying business and business from destroying people,” is a consulting psychologist based in Greenville, S.C., experienced in conflict resolution and team building in the workplace, as well as executive leadership development. He is described by Family Business Forum (FBF) Executive Director Cindy Clarke as “an FBF favorite – always entertaining while presenting valuable insights into how to make the interpersonal family relationships a strong asset for family businesses.”

Successfully Mixing Siblings, Cousins and Parents in the Family Business is free to FBF members and first-time FBF attendees, and $99 for all others. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Register online to attend the workshop at fbf.unca.edu/register.

Upcoming Family Business Forum Events

  • 20 Best Practices in Family Business with Wayne Rivers, co-founder and president of The Family Business Institute – Thursday, Oct. 19 at 8 a.m. in UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center Mountain View Room.
  • Every Family’s Business with author Thomas William Deans – Friday, Nov. 10 at 8 a.m. in UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center Mountain View Room.

The Family Business Forum is a member-driven organization located at UNC Asheville. All forum events are based on feedback from members, and membership in the center is open to family and privately-held businesses. The mission of the UNC Asheville Family Business Forum is to provide professional learning opportunities to help family-owned businesses maximize the overall well-being of their company and to assist with transition planning for the next generation of family ownership. UNC Asheville’s Family Business Forum is the only ongoing professional development and awareness-raising environment specifically designed for family businesses in Western North Carolina.

For more information, visit fbf.unca.edu or contact Cindy Clarke at cclarke@unca.edu or 828.232.5091.