Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell

The Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell is dedicated to supporting and strengthening the network of owners, leaders and alumni that work in, with or for a family business.

Founded in 2014 from a generous gift from John and Dyan Smith, the Smith Family Business Initiative provides education, networking and new knowledge for family business owners, successors and students from across the globe.


Headlines

4 ways the Executive MBA Metro NY program builds stronger business leaders
February 14, 2018

4 ways the Executive MBA Metro NY program builds stronger business leaders

Asian Hospitality Magazine features DJ Rama, MMH '96
January 10, 2018

Asian Hospitality Magazine features DJ Rama, MMH '96

Entrepreneurship at Cornell presents Stefanie Kasselakis Kyles
December 20, 2017

Entrepreneurship at Cornell presents Stefanie Kasselakis Kyles

Family Business in the News

Feb 05

Business schools ‘teach what you can’t learn from your parents’

Family-owned companies can benefit from more professional skills.


Jan 02

Most Popular Family Business Articles of 2017

A monthly look back at the most popular family business articles of 2017, from the Family Firm Practitioner. 




Family Business Blog

Dec 04

2018 Family Business Club officers elected

Daniel G. Van Der Vliet

The conclusion of each calendar year also brings a transition in leadership with the Family Business Club . Under the leadership of co-Presidents Sabrina Fung Co and Aradhana Rae Gupta, Treasurer Kevin Kang and Vice President Ben Rashbaum, the club saw remarkable growth over the past year under their consistent leadership. Thank you, Sabrina, Aradhana, […]