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Colette’s Catering: Managing Business During Pandemic

Early March or late February, we began to get the postponement and cancellation calls for our upcoming catering events and weddings. Many would postpone and reschedule, more than once even, but not all. Some just wanted us to give back their full deposits, and we had...

A Tough Road Ahead for Democrats’ Ambitious Policy Agenda

Thank you to Russ Sullivan and the team at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP for this report.President Joe Biden campaigned on a promise to address income inequality and ensure that corporations, especially those that offshore jobs, pay their fair share. Biden now...

Hydraflow: Operating Business During Pandemic

We sent out our first memo regarding COVID-19 government recommendations on March 11 to employees. Then there were a rapid series of emails because the government recommendations kept changing. On March 27 we divided Hydraflow in 4 sections and people were not...

Loutech: Dealing with COVID-19

The unraveling of the economy was not in the plans for Loutech in So Cal. We thought we would be bringing our machining capacity to at least 95% from the existing 75%, improving our Quality system, and building our 100+ strong workforce. Instead, we found ourselves...

Root Family of Florida and COVID-19

Our 120 year old family business operates a commercial real estate business with a staff of 13 in our offices. Our approximately 50 tenants employ 1000’s of people, jobs, lives that depend on us. From grocery baggers to Fortune 500 CEO’s. Every possible employment...

Pomerleau Real Estate Supports Local Community During COVID19

We placed local ads….”support local business”/ thank you ads and inspirational…not only good to community to see, but helps local newspapers who are getting killed with no advertising. Also doing stories on non profits organizations that need business and survive on...

Lee Company pivots to aid ventilator-making effort

As General Motors and other companies push to make ventilators to help COVID-19 patients streaming into U.S. hospitals, the Lee Company of Westbrook, Conn., has adjusted its systems to join the effort. The family company, founded in 1948, makes miniature hydraulic...

Results Are In: 2021 ​Family Business Survey Report Highlights

This year’s survey, conducted between January 6, 2021 and March 31st, 2021 by Family Enterprise USA, delivers many insights with regard to family businesses. Almost 82% of the respondents are CEO/President/Chairman or Senior Management in the family businesses; 58%...

White House Releases Topline Spending Proposal

Thank you to Russ Sullivan and the team at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP for this report.The Biden administration released its fiscal year (FY2022) discretionary budget request, also known as the “skinny budget.” The request proposes $769 billion in non-defense...

Hiring: Director, Business Development Non- Profit

FEUSA, 501 (C)(3), Family Enterprise USA, (FEUSA) is THE organization that represents all family businesses on a national level in DC. FEUSA is different from other organizations; it represents and advocates for the families of family businesses and the issues, they...