Panel to discuss challenges and solutions for family businesses

The challenges and solutions for family business owners in the Windsor-Essex community will be the focus of a panel discussion on Tuesday, November 13, entitled “All in the Family: A Panel on Family Business.”

The discussion, which runs from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Ambassador Golf Club, is hosted by UWindsor’s Centre for Enterprise and Law.

Four successful Canadian business owners and experts will touch on starting a business with one’s spouse, succession planning, starting a family while owning a business and next-generation business challenges.

The speakers are:

  • Shelley Fellows, vice president, Administration & Marketing of Radix Inc.;
  • Paul Foster, founder and CEO of The Business Therapist;
  • Romano Formicuccia, owner of the Walkerville Yoga Loft; and
  • Noah Tepperman, executive at Tepperman’s Furniture, Mattress, Appliance and Electronics Stores.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. All who wish to attend should RSVP to Nicole Sleiman at

— by Chantelle Myers

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