Family Dynamics and Business Exits
Many business owners envision keeping the business within the family, perhaps for generations. A formal succession plan may seem unnecessary, but what happens when the next generation doesn’t share the same long-term vision for the family business? Establishing guidelines and expectations is important for a smooth transition and continued business success.
- Tips to preserve family harmony
- Communicating among family members
- Facilitating generational transitions
Kevin Alerding, Ice Miller
Kevin Alerding is a partner in Ice Miller’s Trusts and Estates Group. His practice focuses on estate planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, and litigation involving estates and trusts. He also is a member of the firm’s Agribusiness Strategies Group. He is certified by the Indiana State Bar Association as an estate planning and probate specialist and by The Exit Planning Institute as a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA). He is a frequent writer and speaker on estate planning, business succession, and farm succession matters.
Kevin served as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association. He is a former member of the planned giving committees for the Indiana University School of Medicine and WFYI. He is a current member and former President of Marquette Manor Foundation. He is a former director of the Fatima Retreat House and Cathedral High School Alumni Association.
Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in corporate financial management from Ball State University in 1992. He earned his juris doctorate from the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis in 1995.
A native of Indianapolis, Kevin joined Ice Miller in November 2001. He is admitted to practice in the state of Indiana.
Thank you to our partners at UBS Financial Services Inc. for sponsoring this event.
CEPAs receive 1 CE credit
CFPs recieve 1 CE Credit