Succession Planning Workshop


What would happen to your business and employees if you passed away?
How do you sell or transition your business to the next generation?

Consider succession planning for the future of your small business. Join us and learn how to…

  • Get the greatest value when selling a business.
  • Transfer your business to a family member.
  • Begin writing a succession plan.

The hour-long lecture, which includes lunch, will be given by Steve Barnhart of IMEC:

Steve has more than 25 years of organizational development and operations leadership experience. He began his career at 3M, serving on the management team of several business units at the corporate headquarters in St. Paul, MN where he was recognized for his innovation capabilities. Steve then spent seven years as General Manager of an Illinois food processor, leading the team to significant increases in profitability. For the eight years prior to joining IMEC, Steve worked as an independent consultant, delivering organizational development services to the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Steve has a B.B.A. in Accounting from Harding University and an M.B.A. from St. Thomas University. In addition, Steve is a certified Training Within Industry (TWI) Job Instructions and Job Relations Trainer and certified Change Management Professional.



Please contact Ryan Lilly, Entrepreneurship Center Manager, if you have any questions. 309-371-0473

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