Carol Butler, President

Goering Center Names New President

Carol Butler has been named President of the University of Cincinnati’s Goering Center for Family & Private Business. She succeeds Larry Grypp who served in the role for nearly a decade during a time of extreme growth in membership and services.

The Rug Gallery, Presnell Family


The Goering Center is dedicated to serving our 330-plus Core Members - family and private businesses in the region - as well as Associate Members, who serve family businesses. We also welcome Corporate Partners who wish to support our mission.

FC Cincinnati Event at Nippert


Programs at the Goering Center include 16 single day events with topics focused on the concerns of regional businesses. These programs guide members through successful transitions, develop future leaders, help with strategic planning and more.


Professional Services Registry

When you need support, our Professional Services Registry (PSR) helps you identify service providers accross many areas of expertise.

eNewsletter Articles

Check out industry articles from Goering Center Corporate Partners and Associate Members, including fresh perspectives and practical tips for the family and private business community.

eNewsletter on iPad

Institutes in 2018

Lynne Ruhl with Bullen Ultrasonics at 2018 FBA

Communication & Culture Institute (C&CI) Overview Breakfast
Jan. 11, 2018

Join us for a complimentary overview breakfast to see if the C&CI is right for you. Presented by Lynne Ruhl, this newest institue will help attendees to inspire change at their organization.
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Leadership Development Institute
(LDI) Overview Breakfast
Feb. 14, 2018

Your family business has taken years, perhaps generagions to build. Here's the opportunity to lead it into the future with a greater level of effectiveness. Join us for this complimentary overview breakfast for LDI, hosted at the Goering Center.
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