News: PFBA


Planning for the future proves priceless for family development company

December 6, 2022

It started with a question to the team: What would you be nervous about if the CEO/owner were […]

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Family behind growing baked goods business works on recipe for multigenerational success

November 30, 2022

In between baking breads, buns, croissants and frying signature donuts, the owner of a premium bakery products provider […]

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boyd hopkins sr award excellence in family business 2022

Elliott Family of A-OX Welding Supply Receives Boyd Hopkins Sr. Excellence in Family Business Award

November 28, 2022

Prairie Family Business Association, an outreach center of the Beacom School of Business at the University of South […]

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Industry-leading tower business sets sights on supporting next generation

November 22, 2022

Craig Snyder calls his company a “laboratory of human development.” He says it everywhere from new-hire orientations to […]

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Next-gen family business members connect, learn at popular retreat

November 2, 2022

They came from 27 businesses across five states. And with 60 next-generation family business members, the group that […]

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From high schoolers mowing lawns, brothers become multi-location family business owners

October 27, 2022

Cole Weller acknowledges this is “the all-American story” of entrepreneurship. He and younger brother, Brent, started Weller Brothers […]

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From southeast S.D., family grows business into sheep equipment industry leader

September 28, 2022

John and Doralee Lynch had decided to give it five years. “I told my wife, if we can’t […]

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Lessons learned on multigenerational farm lead founder to form firm that supports family businesses

September 21, 2022

For Agatha Johnson, the roots of business ownership go deep – back to her great-grandfather Edward Kappenman, who […]

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First Dakota National Bank marks 150th anniversary with family focused on its future

August 22, 2022

Aug. 22, 2022 This paid piece is sponsored by the Prairie Family Business Association. Less than one-half of […]

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South Dakota named America’s No. 1 family business state

August 15, 2022

South Dakota is home to a greater percentage of family businesses than any state in the nation. That’s […]

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