Family Business Boards: Who Should Be On Them & Who Shouldn’tWhat Every Family Business Owner Should Know!
Event 12 Overview
Tuesday Sept. 29, 2020| 5:00 pm | EDT
Web Interactive – Connect with Computer and Camera
Hear the Secrets, Stories, & Best Practices from Three (3) Board Directors, Family Business and Governance Experts. Prepare to Ask the Experts Your Theories or Questions!
Who Is This For?
- Board Directors & Chairs
- Emerging Board Directors
- ESOP Executives and Leaders
- Family Office Professionals
- Family Board Members
- PE/VC Operators
- CEO’s and Owners
- C-Suite Executives
- Shareholder Representatives
- Financial Service Providers
What Will You Hear?
We will explore the area of Family Business Board membership. Like most professionally run boards, membership is critical to the success of the organization. Family Businesses are no different. Where it is different, is in the complexity of selecting the right board members and managing the dynamics of the family at the same time. David Karofsky, Principal with The Family Business Consulting Group, Caleb White, Principal with CFAR and Denise Brookhouse, family member and CFO of Koopman Lumber will run an interactive session exploring these concepts in the world of Family Business Board membership.
- Who should be members of family business boards
- Who should not be on family business boards
- Best practices for building family business board member
Agenda for the Event
- 5:00 PM EDT Intros & Presentation
- 5:20 PM EDT Interactive panel
- 6:00 PM EDT End
In this Peer Led – you will be able to ask your questions directly of these exceptional leaders and network and meet your peers So, be prepared.
Private Company Board Director Panelists
Founder, PDA Boston
Speaker and Author ... see more
Board Director, Owner, C-Suite Exec ...see more
Denise is currently the CFO of Koopman Lumber in Whitinsville, MA. She graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI where she majored in Accounting. After graduation she worked for Rehmann Robson, a regional accounting firm in Michigan where she earned her CPA certification. She then worked for Herman Miller in Zeeland, MI in the internal audit division.
She returned to Koopman Lumber in 1996 with her husband who also started working in the business. Denise, her husband, Tony, and her brother, Dirk Koopman, make up the third-generation leadership team at Koopman Lumber. Denise lives in Whitinsville with her husband and four children. She is a member of the Board of Directors at Unibank for Savings. She also serves on the Board of Trustees and the Finance committee at Milford Regional Hospital.
Founder, PDA Boston
Family Business Owner, Board Director, Management Advisor, C-Suite Exec ...see more
David Karofsky is a principal consultant with The Family Business Consulting Group specializing in advising family businesses around the challenges and opportunities inherent to the family business. His client work is focused on building alignment around communication, executing the transition of ownership and leadership, conflict resolution, strategic planning and forming governance structures for family businesses. The recipient of multiple achievement awards, David has been a guest speaker internationally and is co-author of So You’re in the Family Business: A Guide to Sustainability.
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