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Episode 58: Approaching Governance Planning – Part 2 – With Jeff Savlov



By now, you should be knowing that governance is all about helping families stay organized and guided within their business. But where can you get started?

In the second part of this two-part series, John and Michael Parise are joined by returning guest, Blum & Savlov, LLP’s Jeff Savlov.  This time, Jeff takes a deep dive to explain how families can begin and approach governance planning. 

You will learn:

  • The three areas of focus when families are considering governance planning
  • Vision and mission statements as two simple methods of governance 
  • How John and Michael deal with meritocracy and governance planning at Copper Beech 
  • Governance planning as a solution for resistant (or opposing) generations 
  • The role of a family council within the governance process
  • And more!

Listen in and find out the moral and legal components of governance planning!

Resources:

Part 1 | Copper Beech Financial Group: (856) 988-8300 | John Parise | Michael Parise | Jeff Savlov | Blum & Savlov, LLP: T. 732-296-8047 / C. 732-266-7572 / F. 732-284-4257 | Simon Senek


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Episode 57: Governance at an Enterprising Family Level – With Jeff Savlov



Family governance refers to the structures and processes families use to organize themselves and guide their relationship with their enterprise.

In the first part of this two-part series, Jeff Savlov, founder of Blum & Savlov, LLP joins John and Michael Parise to explain the family component of governance. Jeff highlights how families and their businesses can build and benefit from their governance plan, while highlighting potential drawbacks of low governance arrangements.  

You will learn:

  • What is so complex about a family governance creation 
  • How a formal governance document plan can avoid what Jeff calls “toxic informality”
  • The difference between a family business and an enterprising family business 
  • Consequences of poor governance planning 
  • And more!

Join the conversation to discover the crucial role of governance when it comes to picking the next leader for the family business! 

Resources:  Copper Beech Financial Group: (856) 988-8300 | John Parise | Michael Parise | Jeff Savlov | Blum & Savlov, LLP: T. 732-296-8047 / C. 732-266-7572 / F. 732-284-4257