Northern Kentucky - Cincinnati, Ohio – This annual recognition program, in its 17th year, honors Cincinnati regional businesses that exemplify the best in family and private business practices. Each year over 500 businesses are nominated for these awards and from those numbers 75 semi-finalists are selected. As a semi-finalist, VonLehman will be further evaluated by an independent panel of judges who will be looking at their hiring and employment practices, specifically as to whether those practices have helped them unify a multigenerational workforce.
On September 13, 2016 one winner and two finalists will be announced in both family and private business divisions that are also categorized by their number of employees. The 2016 Goering Center Hall of Fame winner will be celebrated, and one volunteer will be named the 2016 Baldwin Volunteer of the Year for their dedication and service to the Goering Center.
Established in 1989, the Goering Center for Family & Private Business serves more than 400 members, making it the country’s largest university based educational non-profit for family and private businesses. The Center’s mission is to nurture and educate family and private businesses to drive a vibrant economy. Affiliation with the University of Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Lindner College of Business, provides access to a vast resource of business programing and expertise. Through this affiliation, Goering Center members receive real-world insights that enlighten, strengthen and prolong family and private business success.
The 2016 Goering Center Family & Private Business Awards winners will be announced at the awards gala this fall at the JACK Cincinnati Casino on
September 13, 2016.