With more than 160 family businesses, the Center offers membership benefits that include
access to local, regional, and nationally recognized business experts and affiliates.
Search our database for a overview of member companies including contact information. While
we are a non-solicitation organization, we definitely encourage supporting one another!
Click on the link for a list of upcoming spring events!
SponsorsThe Center is proud to present our sponsors. Their individual and collective expertise and funding continue to play a vital role in the Center's success. We appreciate their time and efforts and acknowledge their experience in fostering and working with family businesses. Click here for more information about our sponsors.
Affinity GroupsSmaller, roundtable, confidential discussion groups afford UT Center for Family & Privately-Held Business members the opportunity to learn more about best practices and each other. This safe learning environment is a powerful venue for business leadership development. Learn More.
Contact InformationDebbe Skutch, Director
Angie Jones, Assistant Director
Mail Stop 103
Center for Family & Privately-Held Business
The University of Toledo
Stranahan Hall-North, Suite 2200
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
Advisory BoardThe UT Center for Family & Privately-Held Business Advisory Board consists of family business community leaders, Center sponsors, UT staff and administrators and College of Business and Innovation faculty. The Board oversees its program and membership committees through collaboration and astute leadership. It truly reflects the Center's mission and its partnership with the business and academic environments. Learn more.
friends of the centerThe Center is excited to announce it's new membership category called Friends of the Center. This is for companies that want to give a little extra to the Center. The cost is $1,500 and will include your membership payment, dues for one affinity group participant, special recognition, and an invitation to a special event for just Friends of the Center. $1,000 of your payment will be receipted as gift and will be tax-deductible. Please contact us if you’d like more information on this exciting opportunity! Click here for more information on all of our "Friends"!