Sponsors of the Center for Family Business

The Center for Family Business is sponsored by the following firms, whom we thank for their support and active participation:

wiggin and dana

Wiggin & Dana  LLP, one of the foremost law firms in Connecticut, offers a complete range of legal services, including total business and personal legal support to corporations and private firms and their principals and families. Wiggin & Dana prides itself on taking the time to understand each client's business, industry, needs and goals, thus providing Intelligent, practical, and cost-effective counsel to family businesses.

For more information, contact Len Leader at 203-363-7602 or Michael Clear at 203-363-7675.

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About Key Private Bank

Key Private Bank is a leading provider of wealth management solutions and advice to high-net worth and ultra-high-net worth clients, including wealth advisory, investment management, trust administration, customized credit, family office and private banking services. Key's wealth management platform combines the market insights of advisors located in each local market with a national team of wealth and investment strategists to deliver proactive and personalized expertise and advice to clients. Advisors also leverage partnerships with Key's business banking and capital markets teams to build wealth plans tailored to meet each client’s specific need. Key Private Bank's wealth management platform is delivered by more than 350 wealth professionals, located in 15 states across the United States. Key Private Bank has $37.4 billion in AUM and $36 billion in AUA at March 31, 2017.  

For more information, contact Gail Harris at 203-854-3468 or Bradley Hardy at 203-784-5051.

About KeyCorp/KeyBank

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs.  Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

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Aegis Wealth Partners understands the challenges families face today. We want to help you develop, implement, and monitor a strategy designed to address your individual situation.

From managing debt to protection and retirement planning, these small business financial challenges can be overwhelming. Our commitment is to utilize all of our resources to help you pursue your goals. Aegis Wealth Partners has years of experience working with family owned businesses past down from multiple generations.

We believe in thinking “out of the box” and we are not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom in our approach to investing and preserving wealth.

For more information, contact: Brett Amendola at 860-306-5981, Josh Blau 203-535-4067 or David Gay 203-494-6949.

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Gowrie Group. Always on Watch.

Individuals and businesses whose protection cannot be compromised require a different approach to risk management. At Gowrie, our unique history has afforded us a deep understanding of complex risks. We offer some of the most comprehensive, cost-effective insurance, employee benefits, and financial services solutions available today.

When you work with Gowrie, you'll see how committed we are to keeping communication simple, providing expert advice, and delivering the creative and customized solutions you need. An approach that has instilled a sense of calm and confidence in our customers since 1974.

Our 175+ dedicated professionals – located in our primary offices in Westbrook CT, Darien CT, Marshfield MA, Annapolis MD, Boston MA, and Newport RI – stand ready to help you.

For more information, contact Dan Preston at 800-262-8911 or Ed Gumbrecht at 860-399-5945.

Gowrie Group is one of the nation's Top–50 independent insurance agencies and the largest independent marine insurance group in the US.

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Contact Us

Paul L. Sessions, Director
Phone: (203) 932-7421
sessionspl@gmail.com

Christine Delldonna, Director of Operations
Phone: (203) 931-6033
Cdelldonna@newhaven.edu

Mailing Address:
Center for Family Business
300 Boston Post Rd
West Haven, CT 06516

Office Address:
Center for Family Business
584 Derby Milford Rd.
Orange, CT 06477