Prairie Family Business Association Hosts Legacy Tour, Award Presentation

2017-05-19T16:34:17+00:00 December 2, 2016|PFBA|

Prairie Family Business Association, an outreach center of the Beacom School of Business, will host the Edward Shorma Excellence in Family Business Award and Legacy Tour in Moorhead, Minnesota on Dec. 8. The legacy tour will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Lillestol Research where the Lillestol Family will provide a tour of their facility and [...]

24th Annual Family Business Conference Boasts Record Attendance

2017-11-14T12:00:56+00:00 April 19, 2016|PFBA|

Guests Attending from Five-State Region Sioux Falls, South Dakota – April 19, 2016. Just one week ago, the 24th Annual Prairie Family Business Conference hosted their two-day event at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Sioux Falls. This annual conference is the #1 educational and networking event in the region for family businesses and with 247 [...]

Prairie Family Business Association Hires New Director

2017-11-14T12:00:59+00:00 November 13, 2015|PFBA|

The Prairie Family Business Association that helps family businesses succeed in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska and Minnesota a has hired a new executive director. “Stephanie Larscheid brings significant talent, experience and energy to the organization,” said Venky Venkatalachlam, dean of the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business. “She has excellent strategic perspective [...]

Association Serves Unique Needs of Family Businesses

2017-11-14T12:06:49+00:00 October 27, 2015|PFBA|

Denise Tollefson and her brother, Richard Anderson, attended a conference in South Dakota a few years ago hosted by the Prairie Family Business Association, an outreach nonprofit based out of the University of South Dakota. Tollefson, whose family owns and operates Serenity Assisted Living in Dilworth, said she and her brother weren’t sure they really [...]

Family Business Association Doubles ND Membership

2017-11-14T12:07:00+00:00 January 26, 2015|PFBA|

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The Prairie Family Business Association has doubled its membership in North Dakota in the past eight months. The Prairie Family Business Association was founded in 1993 as South Dakota Family Business Initiative. The association’s mission is to help long-term survival and success of family businesses. It does this through education and [...]