Goering Center honors region’s top businesses
Wed, September 11, 2019
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Good leaders know that cultivating bench strength is critical to long-term success. Being able to pass the torch to another strong leader ensures a business’s longevity and sustainability.
The University of Cincinnati Goering Center for Family and Private Business emphasizes the critical importance of succession planning, which is why it annually recognizes one future leader at its annual Family and Private Business Awards.
An independent panel of judges have selected nine semifinalists for the Rising Leader Award, each of whom will shape the future of their respective companies and collectively grow our regional economy. The Rising Leader Award will be named at the Goering Center’s annual awards banquet, which will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Jack Casino.
Members of the Cincinnati business community are encouraged to help honor our region’s future generation of leaders by electing the recipient of the Rising Leader Award. Ballots can be cast here. Voting is open through Aug. 15. The semifinalists for the Rising Leader Award are:
To learn more about the 20th Annual Goering Center Family and Private Business Awards, including how to register for the Sept. 10 awards banquet, visit the Goering Center's website.
Featured image at top: Goering Center president, Carol Butler, and president emeritus, Larry Grypp, presenting the 2018 Rising Leader Award to Kelly Backscheider, COO of BGR Inc., at the 2018 awards gala. Photo/Jay Yocis/UC Creative Services
About the Goering Center for Family & Private Business
Established in 1989, the Goering Center for Family & Private Business serves more than 400 members, making it the country’s largest university based educational non-profit for family and private businesses. The Center’s mission is to nurture and educate family and private businesses to drive a vibrant economy. Affiliation with the University of Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Lindner College of Business provides access to a vast resource of business programming and expertise. Goering Center members receive real-world insights that enlighten, strengthen and prolong family and private business success. For more information on the Center, participation and membership visit goering.uc.edu.