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Organizations

Family Business Alliance (FBA)
Committed to “helping family businesses succeed generation to generation,” the Family Business Alliance provides resources and programs specific to the unique interests of family firms in West Michigan.


Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
FOBI is proud to work alongside the Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University as it serves to champion and catalyze the vocation of entrepreneurship. To accomplish this mission, the CEI practices two objectives: talent development and the support for businesses. 


Lancaster University Centre for Family Business
The Centre for Family Business at Lancaster University is an internationally recognized research-led unit at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS), which is a triple-accredited, world-ranked management school, consistently among the UK's top five. It is based in the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (IEED) and builds on IEED’s and LUMS’s first-rate track record of developing synergies from research, teaching and close engagement with businesses.