Financial Education Center

Webinar: Keeping the Family Legacy Alive

The First Bank Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on family legacy and family business, with Michael Dierberg, Chairman of the Board, FB Corporation (First Bank) and fourth generation owner, and Pierre duPont of the duPont family. This intriguing and inspiring discussion between two American, values-driven family business leaders focused on running a multi-generational family business, investment strategies, philanthropic endeavors, and honoring and protecting the family and family business legacy.

Secrets of Servant Leadership

The First Bank Center for Family-Owned Businesses hosted "The Secrets of Servant Leadership" event. CEO Shelley Seifert moderated a panel discussion with Dr. Ken Blanchard, author of "The One Minute Manager", and "Servant Leadership in Action", among dozens of other best-selling management and leadership books; Estean Lenyoun, Founder of Impact Urban America; and Roger Kotch, former CFO of In-N-Out Burger.

Business Succession Planning Buy-Sell Agreements

A buy-sell agreement is a legally binding contract in which the owners of a business set forth the terms and conditions of a future sale or buy back of a departing owner's share of the business. Specifically, buy-sells control when owners can sell their interests, who can buy an owner's interest, and at what price.

Building Client Relationships: Important to the Success of Every Family Business

Although producing a high-quality product or service that consumers want or need is essential to a successful, sustainable family business model, there’s yet another component that shouldn’t be overlooked: building authentic client relationships.