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Annual Symposium

10th Annual Parker Family-Owned Business Symposium

October 21, 2016
Sandia Resort & Casino

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Sherri NoxelDr. Sherri Noxel is the Director of the Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University where she teaches Family Business Management and a ten-week course that focuses on the opportunities and the problems characteristic of family businesses: entrepreneurship, management succession, transfer of ownership, mixing family and business roles, family conflicts, personnel issues, non-family employees, and outside advisors.


Luncheon Speaker

Steve MaestasSteve Maestas
Board Chair, Kansas City Federal Reserve
"Impact of Family Owned Business on the New Mexico Economy"



Panel Presentations

Family Philanthropy

  • Vickie R. Wilcox, Esq., Wilcox Law Firm, P.C.
  • Randy Royster, President & CEO, Albuquerque Community Foundation
  • Kevin Yearout, CEO Yearout Mechanical
  • Moderated by Douglas Brown, Dean Emeritus Anderson School of Management

Exit Strategies in Succession Planning

  • James R. Hamill, CPA, Ph.D., Tax Director at Reynolds, Hix & Co. and Visiting Professor, UNM Anderson
  • Gary Oppedahl, Director of Economic Development, City of Albuquerque
  • George Boerigter, Chairman & Founder SoundOff Signal
  • Moderated by James M. Parker, Esq., Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Department of Labor Overtime Rule
Alice Kilborn, JD, Kilborn Consulting, LLC for DOL


Symposium Interviews