of the Family Business Learning Community

Apr 23 2015
Event Time:

7:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Radnor Valley Country Club


A German Catholic Family’s Journey of Pain & Prosperity

  1. How do you effectively engage all family members in decision-making in the family business?
  2. How do you balance sometimes loud, opposing voices while protecting and growing the business?
  3. How can family business leaders demonstrate mental clarity and emotional maturity in the decision-making process?

Mary Schmid Daugherty’s experiences as board member of her family business, Crescent Electric Supply Co., and Professor of Finance come together with a vision for professionalizing both the business and the family.
Crescent Electric History Photo

Click here to read how Mary's family moved from unhappy disengagement to responsible stewardship of their legacy.  She will provide a framework for governance practices, boards, and family council roles. Large Family Photo Her story will illustrate the opportunities and “bumps in the road” as the family and business learn to work together for the common good to add value.

Join the members of DVFBC to learn more about communication, decision-making, and great governance practices.