Succession Planning 101- Generational Planning

November 20, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EST)


The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with a set of tools and framework for identifying and analyzing key issues attendant to family business succession planning. The workshop is designed to highlight key areas of  potential concern, identify do's and don'ts, and to provide a framework for internal discussion.

With an emphasis on generation planning, this program will focus on the key issues within family business succession planning. Areas of focus include:

  1. Family owned business planning strategies. 
  2. Identifying a successor.
  3. Transitioning the current owner.
  4. Managing non-successor candidates.
  5. Business valuations. 
  6. Creating and financing the liquidity event.
  7. Internal and external communications.
  8. Allowing change and establishing time lines.
  9. Common mistakes to avoid.
  10. Minimizing estate and income taxes.

About the speakers: 

Raymond Strothman, President and Chairman of Strothman and Associates, has presented many seminars on family business succession and business valuation topics.  In 2016, he published a chapter in a UK CLE publication on “Family Business Succession Planning”. He is the founder of Louisville-based Strothman and Company. He currently facilitates a CEO Roundtable for the UofL Family Business Center. 

Matthew Saltzman is a national speaker for many different organizations including GFOA, Part I, US Congresswoman Nancy Johnson, and FPPTA. He hosted his own radio show for over 7 years and has spoken locally for ACG, CNPE, and Strothman University. In his professional practice, he regularly facilitates and mediates family businesses.


11:30am - 1:00pm


Strothman + Company

325 West Main Street, Suite 1600, Louisville, KY, 40202, United States

Contact Information

Family Business Center
Name: Jocelyn Deamer
Phone: 5028527815

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