News Releases

July 2017

The Goering Center for Family & Private Business has formed an internal committee and selected Centennial Talent Strategy and Executive Search to lead the search for the Center’s next president and executive director. The Center’s current executive director, Larry Grypp, will retire at the end of 2017.

Goering Center member Batesville Products is a 2017 Manny Award winner for New Product Development/Innovation for their work on a walker rehabilitation unit for children.

May 2017

Over nine years as President of the Goering Center, Larry Grypp was the architect of multiple strategic accomplishments. His retirement announcement puts the Goering Center’s succession plan in play, ensuring sustained, positive growth for the country’s largest family and private business center.

April 2017

Doug Miller, Executive Vice President at HORAN, was a guest speaker at the BBI Overview Breakfast hosted by the Goering Center on April 20, 2017.

Recap of April 6th luncheon, Exposing Implicit Bias with John Pepper, retired P&G CEO, held at Sharonville Convention Center.

September 2016

The 17th Annual Goering Center Family and Private Business Awards gala was held Tuesday, September 13, at the Cincinnati Jack Casino in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.  More than 725 people attended the event to honor Cincinnati’s top businesses.  From 570 nominated companies, the panel of judges narrowed the list to 75 semi-finalists and from those, selected one winner and two finalists in six categories identifying Cincinnati’s finest private and family businesses.

August 2016

Bob Goen and Marianne Curan from WRRM (WARM 98) Cincinnati will emcee the University of Cincinnati, Goering Center’s 17th Annual Family & Private Business Awards. “Bob and Marianne will bring a creative ‘punch’ to the presentation of the award winning family and private businesses across our region,” said Larry Grypp, president, Goering Center. “Their dynamic presentation of our awards last year was exceptional, so we invited them for an encore.”

July 2016 

The University of Cincinnati’s Goering Center for Family and Private Business announces The Drees Company as the 2016 Family and Private Business Hall of Fame Honoree.The Drees Company was selected for outstanding achievements in four areas: community service, community image, employment growth and philanthropy. This year will mark only the fourth company selected to the Goering Center Family Business Hall of Fame, joining these other distinguished businesses: LaRosa’s (2011), The Castellini Companies (2013) and Graeter’s, Inc. (2015).