The Niagara University Family Business Center hosted a breakfast forum April 5 on the topic "Understanding the Family Business." The event took place at Giancarlo's, 5110 Main St., Williamsville (Tony Walker Plaza). The keynote speaker was the Rev. Dr. Robert J. Perelli, CJM, president and founder of The Center for Family Systems Theory Inc.
Niagara University's Family Business Center is designed to assist privately owned businesses. It is committed to strengthening the viability and enhancing the value of private and family-owned businesses through the exchange of knowledge.
The FBC's experts offer practical field advice. Membership is open to all family-owned Western New York businesses. For more information, call 716-286-8172 or visit http://www.niagara.edu/family-business-center/.
Pictured are Frank Sciortino, district director of the Small Business Association; Vincent Agnello, director of NU's Family Business Center; Perelli; F. James Ginnane, CLU, CFP Planned Futures Financial Group LLC; and Skip Mazenauer, publisher, Niagara Frontier Publications.