UT Family Business Center



Leading Generation Roundtable: Your Third Third of Life, presented by Don Levitt  
August 14, 2019
10 a.m., Stranahan Hall, room 2032
Our next Leading Generation meeting will be facilitated by Don Levitt, and focus on life after retirement.


Hot Button Roundtable: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, presented by Mechelle Zarou
August 20, 2019
8 a.m., Stranahan Hall, room 2032
Mechelle Zarou with Shumaker, Loop, and Kendrick will lead a discussion on the crucial topic of workplace sexual harassment and the MeToo Movement. This is a complex issue and can have serious consequences for the individuals involved – and for your company – if not addressed properly.


Toledo Spirits Distillery Tour
August 29, 2019
4:00 p.m., Toledo Spirits Distillery

Join the UToledo Family Business Center for a happy hour of networking and a tour of Toledo Spirits Distillery. You’ll experience firsthand the science and art of fermentation, distillation, proofing, barrel aging, and bottling, followed by networking, snacks, and a cash bar. This is an entertaining and educational tour and we GINuinely hope you’ll join us for a fun-filled evening downtown! 


Friends of the Center Rocket Tailgate
September 14, 2019
5 p.m., UT Flatlands

This event is for Friends of the Center, sponsors and those that have contributed to the Center this past year. It will be an evening of food, fun, and football! The Center will host a tent with food and drinks at 5 p.m. and tickets to the home-opener at 7 p.m. (two tickets per donor).


The KeyBank Global Leaders Forum, A Hot Topic with Tony Simmons from Tabasco
September 26, 2019
7:30 a.m., The Hilton Garden Inn, Perrysburg

Tony Simmons, former Tabasco CEO, and seventh-generation family member will present on the Tabasco brand, culture, future, and next generation of the family business. His keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion on family business governance. This breakfast event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, Ohio it is free and open to the community. This event is free, but registration is required.


Annual Recognition Celebration featuring Les and Seth Gold of TruTV Hardcore Pawn
November 19, 2019
5:30 p.m., location TBD

Come celebrate the Center and its leadership and hear the charismatic story of the Gold family business, American Jewelry and Loan. 



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Last Updated: 8/14/19