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At the Goering Center, it is our mission to nurture and educate family and private businesses to drive a vibrant economy.

We achieve this by delivering robust programming that fosters collaboration among Tri-State business leaders and exposes family and private company owners and executives to relevant experts and new techniques.

With the intent of accelerating business growth and sustaining family business harmony, the Goering Center can help you address the unique and critical issues facing firms of all sizes including:

  • Succession planning
  • Communication techniques
  • Strategic planning
  • Leadership development
  • Advisory boards
  • Conflict resolution

Family & Private Business - Defined

Family Owned: Business in which two or more family members are employed in the business, share ownership, or are primary decision makers; the business family has majority ownership; and are not publicly traded.

Privately Held: An individual or non-related individuals own more than 50 percent of the company.