Transition Guides

Our Transition Guides are individuals with personal and/or professional experience with the family business succession and transition planning and implementation process. Their job is to:

  • Ensure seamless transition of the business by using the Goering Center 8 Step Process to Seamlessly Transition Value and Control
  • Provide objective leadership and feedback to all members of the succession team and family as appropriate
  • Lead the process with a business first mentality, while respecting the needs and wants of all interested parties in the process

 

8 steps

After graduating from Notre Dame and serving as a Naval Officer, Rick began his career at his family’s business, Kirk & Blum, as a Sales Engineer in 1972. 

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Results oriented Senior Executive with extensive experiences as both a Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer with major divisions of two Fortune 500 companies.

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Joseph is a successful General Manager with over 25 years of experience in leading mid-sized engineering/manufacturing businesses.

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President of Ohmart Corp - President of Dewdini & Assoc Mgt Consulting working with small & mid size companies.

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John graduated from Xavier
University in Cincinnati, Ohio with a bachelors degree in political science
and a minor in business with a concentration in economics. 

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Roger is an achiever, arranger and organizer for maximum productivity. He is an activator, making things “happen.”

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David is President of David Kiihnl & Associates which specializes in developing sustainable business strategies, implementing successful succession plans, and providing advice to Presidents and Owners of mid-size and small companies.

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Denise Kuprionis founded The Governance Solutions Group (GSG), as a way to share her 25+ years’ experience inside the corporate boardroom.

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Jams is a versatile leader with broad range of executive roles including strategy development and implementation, business planning, financial analysis and acquisition due diligence. 

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Mark is an insightful marketing and financial executive uniquely talented in core purpose and value decision making.

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