NAEPC Webinar: Family Matters: How Business-Owning Families Can Work Together for a Unified Future
Much of the wealth in America today has come from family-owned businesses. Recognizing that family businesses are the engine of significant wealth, it should be no surprise that business-owning families would like to see the business (and the wealth from such business) continue through multiple generations.
But there is a rub. The likelihood of successful transitions of family businesses to the third generation and beyond is distressingly low: less than 12% of businesses survive to the third generation. Why the dismal results in succession planning for family businesses? This presentation will explore how the family can mitigate the failure rate and some best practices that can be implemented to strengthen the business and the family over multiple generations.
Claudia B. Sangster is an independent consultant specializing in financial education, family decision-making, and relationships around money and wealth. Claudia collaborates with clients and their advisors in identifying and establishing appropriate educational programs and governance structures for multi-generational families in order to prepare family members to steward the wealth, to enhance family unity and to help sustain all aspects of the family’s capital—financial, intellectual, human and social. She works with families to create their legacy of wisdom, wealth and giving through multiple generations.
Claudia earned a Bachelor’s degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Pepperdine University, and a JD, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Houston, College of Law.
Claudia is a Founding Partner of Social Venture Partners in Los Angeles, Board Chair Emeritus of the Associated Women for Pepperdine, former Board member of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute of Los Angeles, Advisory Board member Emeritus of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Nicholas Endowment.
The Robert G. Alexander Webinar Series
The Robert G. Alexander Webinar Series was launched in September 2013 to provide estate planners with accessible, high quality, multi-disciplinary and supplemental education. Programs typically take place on the second Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm ET.
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|$40||$280 ($360 value)||Accredited Estate Planner® designee or Estate Planning Law Specialist certificant|
|$40||$280 ($360 value)||Student (available to a student who is enrolled either full or part time in an undergraduate or graduate program, majoring in the disciplines of legal, accounting, trust, insurance/financial planning, or philanthropy)|
|$60||$420 ($540 value)||Member of an affiliated local estate planning council or at-large member of NAEPC|
|$100||$700 ($900 value)||Non-member|
|$250||$1,125 ($2,250 value)||Council meeting / group gathering (one feed to be shown in a single location to a group that has gathered together)
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For Our Councils
NAEPC understands that councils want and need compelling virtual programming options to supplement their regular calendar of events. To accommodate this need, NAEPC is offering affiliated councils on-demand* access to any four webinars for a reduced cost of $400. Choose the "Pro-Rated Group Gathering" option on the online registration form and we will contact you promptly for your selections and to provide the program links and accompanying materials.
Councils that wish to offer continuing education credit must become the provider with their state and/or governing body.
*NAEPC will provide a website link and password to the recorded version of each webinar you choose, which can be used to show the program to council members and guests who have gathered together in person or on a virtual meeting. Please allow up to three business days after the live webinar to receive the link to the recorded program.
Continuing Education Credit
Continuing education credit is available at most webinars for Accredited Estate Planner® designees. In addition, a general certificate of completion will be available for those who feel the program satisfies their continuing education requirements and are able to self-file. It is the responsibility of the attendee to determine whether their state, discipline, or designation will allow one to self-file for a distance-learning program. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to attending your first program if you have any questions with regard to the availability of credit.
Event Conduct Policy
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