Archive for November 2014

Employee Number One

Guest post by Jeff Westphal, CEO, Vertex, Inc., Berwyn I expect Vertex to reach the 1,000 employee milestone in about a year or so. And to “be employed” of course, requires an “employer.” In the case of Vertex, the original “employer” was our founder and my father, Ray Westphal. For those of you who don’t…

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Family Business Springboard

Stephanie Olexa, Strategic Business Advisor, PhD,  MBA The Grand Finale for the Forum series this year could not have been held at a more intriguing venue or on a more beautiful evening. The Adventure Aquarium ballroom view of the shark tank and the sunset over the Philadelphia skyline both stunned. But the drama of the setting…

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