North Dakota Family Business Forum 2018-09-06T14:03:17+00:00

Concordia College – 901 8th St South  |  Moorhead, MN


Businesses leaders constantly deal with exponential change.
Add in the greater complexity of involving family and the challenge becomes greater.

You are faced with questions: How should our family develop leaders who are up to handling the different challenges? Should I be taking charge or stepping back and let others learn from experience?

Register for this unique one-day experience and provide your family business with valuable information on leadership development, communication and how to effectively manage change.


Keynote Presenter: Greg McCann, Vertical Leadership Development   |   Developing the Talent for the Future


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Fees: $350 Member and $550 nonmember  

2018 Information

Featured Speakers

Greg McCann

Developing the Talent for the Future

Greg McCann is the founder, principal and leader of an international family enterprise consulting firm that create workshops, consults, publishes, and innovates on issues of importance to family enterprises.

As a thought leader, author, coach, consultant and speaker, he works with family enterprises in the areas of leadership development, transitions, communication & conflict resolution, and with a special emphasis on helping the next generation succeed in their careers and lives.

Greg has coached leaders for nearly 20 years and is not only a graduate of Coach U, but also certified in Leadership Agility and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Joe Burgum

Keeping the Community Connection

Joe Burgum is an entrepreneur and community builder who is committed to making Fargo the greatest city on Earth.

Joe is co-founder of Folkways, a community building organization creating experiences to connect people and enhance their quality of life. At Folkways, Joe uses immersive experiences to solve problems like workforce retention, economic vitality, and communal belonging.  One of these experiences, the Red River Market has grown from 10 vendors to over 80 in four short years, attracting over 8,500 people to downtown Fargo every Saturday

Whether it’s by activating neglected urban areas through projects like the Night Bazaar or offering warmth through his Mobile Sauna, Joe is actively initiating new ways for residents to build the community they’d love to live in.


8:00 am:  Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 am:  Welcome – Prairie Family Business

9:15 am: Managing Change – Gayle Ver Hey



10:15 am: Break

10:30 am:  Keynote Speaker – Greg McCann – Vertical Leadership
Developing the Talent for the Future

12:00 pm:  Lunch + So You Think You Know Your Family?

1:30 pm: Speaker – Joe Burgum
Keeping the Community Connection

2:15 pm:  Break

2:45 pm:  Small Group Discussions

3:30 pm:  Family Business Success Story

4:30 pm: Closing Remarks


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Each individual must register separately.