December 5, 2006 :: No. 92
Integration of in-laws in the family business can
introduce complex dynamics and concerns. Cal State
Fullerton’s Family Business Council hosts a Dec.
13 workshop “What Does it Take for In-Laws in
the Family Business Not to be Considered Out-
Jim Ellis, former director of USC’s Family
Business Program, will lead a panel discussion about
how to be a good in-law in a family business, participating,
coaching and assisting whenever one can be a positive
contributor to the business. Serving on the panel are:
Mike Dugan and Carlo De Autouguia of Western Overseas
Corp., Jim Beck of Nature’s Best, Ashesh Kamdar
of GBS Linens, Jim Cadwell of Reel Lumber and Chuck
Ricciardi of O’Connor Mortuary.
||7:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13
Ayres Hotel and Suites, 325 S. Bristol St., Costa
The Family Business Council, part of CSUF’s
College of Business and Economics, is a partnership
between the business community and university. Its
mission is to enhance the well-being and survivability
of family businesses by providing opportunities for
education, interaction and information tailored to
business needs and concerns. In addition to monthly
workshops, the center offers several peer-group
discussion meetings and the university course, “Family Business Dynamics.”
Free to first-time family business attendees interested
in becoming a member of the Family Business Council.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling
Bretzing at 657-278-4182 or email@example.com.
Mike Trueblood, director of the Family Business
Council, at 657-278-4182 or firstname.lastname@example.org
McLaren of Public Affairs at 657-278-4852 or email@example.com