NEWS & MEDIA

The LC: Adventures in Family Business

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March 04, 2021

Allen Cobb, teacher, coach and facilitator joined David Worth recently for a Light Conversation. More

Gaither Family Shared Their Entrepreneurial Journey Founding Feetures with Family Business Class

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March 01, 2021

The Family Enterprise Center’s Introduction to Family Business class, taught by Cooper Biersach and Steve Miller heard from the Gaither Family who shared their entrepreneurial journey founding Feetures, and what it has been like for their family to work in business together. Hugh Gaither, MBA ’75, founded Feetures, a company that prides itself in making the best performance socks in the world, 25 years ago. Now Hugh’s two sons, John and Joe, UNC ’09, both work in the business. More

Alumni in Action: Kathryn Wright, UNC ’19

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February 17, 2021

Our Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Lauren Willets, recently had a Zoom call with Kathryn Wright to hear what she has been up to since graduation. Find out why Kathryn originally got involved with the Family Enterprise Center, and why she is glad that she did two years post-graduation. More

Undergraduate Family Business Club Announces New Executive Team

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January 28, 2021

The Undergraduate Family Business Club is excited to announce the brand new 2021 executive team! More

Student Spotlight: Alex Sorto, UNC ’22

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January 15, 2021

Alex is a 3rd generation family member of Blue Mountain Specialty Coffee in Honduras. Throughout the pandemic, he was able to spend time at home and focus on his studies as well as learn more about his family business. More

The LC: Adventures in Family Business

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January 06, 2021

Thompson Traders acts like glue for the Thompson family.  It took a long time to get the business going and that perseverance and dedication is paying off as the family enterprise expands its product selection with key customers to go beyond its traditional, hand-crafted, copper sinks.  Clifford Thompson, the second generation family member and company president, is also re-investing in the community where the business is based by helping to fund start up ventures. LISTEN or WATCH.

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Women in Family Business Hosted Shelley Brander, Founder of Loops and Knit Stars

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December 01, 2020

The UNC Women in Family Business Club concluded the Fall 2020 speaker series with entrepreneur, author, and mother, Shelley Brander. More

Undergraduate Family Business Club Hosted Jason Harris of Furnitureland South and The Design Network

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October 29, 2020

The UNC Family Business Club continued their speaker series this semester with Jason Harris, UNC ’94. More

The LC: Adventures in Family Business

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October 16, 2020

David Worth talks with Nathaniel Margolies, MBA'20 about Coping as a Recent MBA Grad in a Covid-19 World. More

Undergraduate Family Business Club Hosted Shibumi Shade Founders

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September 28, 2020

UNC’s Family Business Club had their first speaker series of the semester, featuring the founders of Shibumi Shade, a revolutionary beach shade across the eastern coastline in their trademark two-toned blue colors. More