Family Business Forums

Next Family Business Forum:
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Tulane University's Stewart Center CBD, 725 Howard Ave., NOLA

 Cultivating the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs in the Family Business: An Unconventional Path to Success 
presented by

Jane and Scott Wolfe Sr. owners of the iconic Melba's and Scott Wolfe Jr. founder of Levelset


Photo of Wolfe family

Join us as Jane and Scott Wolfe Sr. share their journey as family business owners of Wolfe Construction and the iconic Melba's Po-boy restaurant, and the former owners of Wagner's Meat Market. The Wolfe family's non-conforming approach to business provides unique lessons on risks, growth, and pivoting during challenging circumstances. Also joining this dynamic conversation is Scott Wolfe Jr., founder of Levelset. Scott will give his insights on growing up in the family business and how it influenced his path as an entrepreneur, along with his decision to sell Levelset for a half-billion dollars. Levelset developed a software application for contractors to track and automate waivers, pay apps and notices.


The conversations will be moderated by Dr. Suri Duitch, Dean, School of Professional Advancement and Rob Lalka, Executive Director, Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Albert Lepage Professor in Business.

To register for this program email or call Rosalind Butler at (504) 862-8482.

Past Programs

November 5, 2021 How Good Family Governance Can Grow and Improve the Family Business
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Morel of the Family Business Consulting Group





May 7, 2021  Keeping Harmony in the Family Business with Effective Internal Controls and Financial Transparency
Presenter: Astrid Potts of Wegmann Dazet








March 5, 2021  Our Journey to Succession: Building a Legacy that Matters in the Family Business Relationships
Presenters: Seated: Rene' and Reggie Webb, Back Row: Kyle, Amy, Kiana, and Karim Webb





To learn more, please contact Rosalind Butler or call (504) 862-8482 for more information,