Liberty Superstores and Patnoe Family Awarded Coca-Cola Excellence in Family Business Award

2017-10-12T18:10:15+00:00 October 12, 2017|Awards, Local News, Member News|

Rapid City Family Receives Regional Family Business Award October 9, 2017 - Rapid City, South Dakota The Patnoe Family of Liberty Superstores was presented the 2017 Coca-Cola Excellence in Family Business Award in Rapid City, South Dakota, on October 9.  Liberty Superstores was founded in 1931 by Ernest Patnoe. Now with the third and fourth generations [...]

Prairie Family Business Association Hosts 25th Annual Family Business Conference

2017-02-08T12:02:42+00:00 February 8, 2017|Local News|

VERMILLION, S.D. – Prairie Family Business Association, an outreach of the Beacom School of Business at the University of South Dakota, will host the 25th annual family business conference March 30-31, 2017, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown. Several hundred family business owners from across the region are expected to [...]

Executive director helps guide family businesses

2017-05-19T16:34:19+00:00 May 24, 2016|Local News, Q&A|

Stephanie Larscheid This week’s Monday Q&A features Stephanie Larscheid, executive director of the Prairie Family Business Association. Question: Tell us a little about yourself. Answer: I grew up on our family’s farm outside of Algona, Iowa, where my dad is a third-generation family farmer. My undergraduate degree is from Iowa State University, and [...]

Craig Lloyd gets ready for ‘rewirement’

2016-04-26T09:23:36+00:00 November 18, 2015|Local News, Member News|

The first Craig Lloyd development was built with scrap lumber more than 60 years ago in the dirt of western North Dakota. The contractor was 4 or 5 years old. “We’d go around to wherever we could find used lumber, and we’d build huts,” said Lloyd, whose family was in the lumber business. His grandfather [...]

Prairie Family Business has new executive director

2017-05-19T16:34:20+00:00 October 5, 2015|Local News|

The Prairie Family Business Association has hired Stephanie Larscheid as its new executive director. Larscheid, an Iowa native, has a background in nonprofit work, and her portfolio includes active participation in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and work with organizations such as the University of Iowa Foundation, Family Visitation Center and Principal [...]