About Our Speaker: Wayne Rivers

NHC is honored to bring Wayne Rivers, the Co-founder and President of The Family Business Institute to the CEO Performance Roundtable. He has authored four books on the subject of family business, the latest of which is “Our Family Business Crisis and How It Makes Us Stronger”. Wayne has appeared on the Today Show, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, “BusinessWeek: WEEKEND” and on the Retirement Living Network.

Wayne is a Wall Street Journal Expert Panelist. He has also been quoted on the subject of family and closely held businesses by Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, CFO, Family Business, The New York Times, Washington Post, and by many other trade, local, regional, and national publications. He has written hundreds of articles for various magazines and trade publications and has produced an acclaimed blog for over 15 years. He has lead workshops and lectures for Harley-Davidson, CCA Global, YPO, ACA International, Associated General Contractors of America, National Association of Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Contractors, American Council of Engineering Companies, Window and Door Manufacturers Association, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, University of Wisconsin, University of Pittsburgh, Wake Forest University, Virginia Tech, University of Hawaii, Babson College, UNC Asheville, and many others.

Wayne has also been honored as a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute.

Benefits of the Family Business Institute’s Workshops

  • Strategic Planning
  • Ownership Succession
  • Management Succession
  • Business Development
  • Developing and Delivering Winning Presentations
  • Employee Recruiting, Hiring, and Retention
  • Leadership Development
  • Pre-Construction and Estimating
  • Culture Building
  • Project Management and Execution
  • Improved Operations and Organizational Performance
  • Financial and KPI Benchmarking
  • Time Management
  • Improved “Business Family” Communication
  • Mutual Support
  • Improved Safety
  • Tax Minimization
  • Scheduling and On Time Performance
  • Technology
  • Improved Profitability
  • Experience from Peer’s Perspectives
  • Peer Review of all Aspects of Company Operation