Prairie Family Business Association

Pride Neon looks toward next generation with focus on family transition planning

Congratulations to Pride Neon, winners of this year’s Boyd Hopkins Sr. award from the Prairie Family Business Association, recognizing excellence in family business. Here’s a look inside their ongoing approach to transitioning their family business.

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What makes a business a ‘best place to work?’ Three award winners share their secrets

“Most importantly, you are not just a number.” Wonder what it takes to become an award-winning place to work? These three businesses let us in on their secrets.

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Multigenerational auto business focuses on transition planning

“It is always a family business’ dream that there will still be family members running our company for many years to come.” A well-known auto dealer shares the steps it has taken to ensure that kind of longevity.

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Century-old paper-supply business shares advice for staying current

While the paper business has changed a lot in a century, this family business has some best practices for evolving with the times.

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Nominations due for family business excellence award

Do you know a family business deserving of recognition? Nominate them by Friday for the annual Boyd Hopkins Excellence in Family Business Award from the Prairie Family Business Association.

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Record project, new storefronts cap big year for third-generation family business

A record-breaking project, new storefronts and major events are making this a big year for Creative Surfaces, now entering its third generation.

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From tacos to saunas, entrepreneurial family builds on business success

Talk about a family business success. From tacos to trusses, soft pretzels to saunas, they’ve done it all and might just be getting started.

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Are you a family business transitioning to a new generation? She’s an expert in it

“Many times families feel that years in the business qualifies them to take over; however, if not prepared and developed to be thinking as an executive and owner, the success rate is low.” Are you part of a family business? You’ll want to hear more of what she has to say.

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Father-son team leads insurance benefits company into future

Matt Halvorson never had a career backup plan. The family business calling was that strong. Transitioning into ownership, though, has taken deliberate planning. Here’s how he and his dad are doing it.

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Reliabank expanding in Sioux Falls as family business enters third generation

As it approaches a century in business, Reliabank is looking to the future with a new Sioux Falls location and a focus on transition planning.

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