Tim Michels and Greg Marcus to be featured speakers at Family & Closely Held Business Summit

Greg Marcus, president and CEO of The Marcus Corp., emceed On the Table at The Pfister.
Greg Marcus, president and CEO of The Marcus Corp.

Last updated on July 17th, 2020 at 11:12 pm

Tim Michels
Tim Michels

Tim Michels, co-owner of Brownsville-based Michels Corp. and Greg Marcus, the president and chief executive officer of Milwaukee-based The Marcus Corp. will be the featured speakers at BizTimes Milwaukee’s annual Family & Closely Held Business Summit.

Michels Corp. is currently building the R1VER development in Milwaukee, which will include a substantial office for the company, with about 400 employees initially. The development near I-94 and along the Kinnickinnic River in the city’s Harbor District will include office space, apartments and a hotel.

Marcus Corp. has faced tremendous challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and Marcus will talk about how the company is confronting those challenges as a family business that is also a publicly traded company.

Additional presenters at the Family & Closely Held Business Summit will include:

The Family & Closely Held Business Summit will be held from 8-10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic it will be a free virtual event. Click here to register.

The event will also include several breakout sessions. Attendees can attend two sessions live and the rest will be available on demand. Topics covered in the breakout sessions will include:

  • Circumstances changed, Your family’s goals did not: How do we get back on track?
  • Communication and company culture
  • Leadership in uncertain times
  • Has COVID destroyed the M&A seller’s market?
  • Identifying key liability risks in the workplace and among your workforce
  • Tax strategies for an unprecedented year
  • Lessons learned as 4th generation evolves business in 21st century

The Family & Closely Held Business Summit is sponsored by Davis|Kuelthau, s.c., The Riverwood Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley and National Exchange Bank & Trust. Vistage is an event partner.

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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