Tulane Family Business Forum | A. B. Freeman School of Business

Tulane Family Business Forum

Tulane Family Business Forum
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 8:00am
Event Location 
Kendall Cram Lecture Hall of Lavin Bernick Center
Tulane University
New Orleans , LA

Gyl Grinberg is the president of Val-Fit Inc., a master distributor of products for the PVF industry, which is headquartered in Houston, TX. He along with his brother Roy, who serves as executive vice-president, are second-generation owners. Gyl will discuss his family’s business sudden thrust into succession when his father passed away last year. It was then that Gyl and Roy were faced with working through differing leadership styles, manage an increasing number of family members who had entered the business, adapt to industry changes, and deciding the future course of a thriving company. In addition, the business also faced a tragic incident involving a former employee at their corporate office. Gyl will share with attendees this journey and lessons learned for their business and their family.

Vanessa Claiborne and Riley Busenlener, of Chaffe & Associates will present  “What is the Deal With Due Diligence?, during the second half of the program..