Center for Family & Privately-Held Business


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  • eastman_smith
  • Schumaker
  • Mass Mutual
  • Huntington
  • Plante Moran

Contact Us

Stranahan Hall-North, Suite 2200

2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Advisory Board

The 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.

Chris Anderson
Anderson Strategy

Wes Beham
Gilmore Jasion Mahler, Ltd.

Jeff Canfield
Huntington  Bank

Tobey Cauffiel, Chair
Granite City Pickling

Joseph J. Coyle
Coyle Funeral & Cremation Services

Joseph Feudi
Caputo & Associates

Emily Fischer
The Pursuit Group

Bashar Gammoh
UT Professor of Marketing

Alex Gerken
Fifth Third Bank

Joel Gorski

Gary Insch, Dean
College of Business and Innovation

Gary Johnson
American Flooring Installers

Bruce Klinger
Mass Mutual




David Krock
Eastman & Smith, Ltd.

Mike McAlear
Service Spring Corp.

Tanya Pipatjarasgit
Signature Associates

Dale J. Seymour, Executive in Residence
College of Business and Innovation

Sharon Skilliter, Vice-Chair

Ed Simon
Giant Industries

Debbe Skutch, Director
UT Center for Family & Privately-Held Business

Chris Smith
The Fremont Company

Fred Treuhaft
Plante Moran Financial Advisors

David Waterman
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Jenell Wittmer
UT Professor of Management

Bob Yonker
UT Professor of Management

Last Updated: 3/23/15