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The Center For Family Business is proud to have the support of our sponsors: 

Burns & Levinson

Paul Marshall Harris is available at (617)345-3854 or

The attorneys of Burns & Levinson have been representing family businesses for the past half century, since the firm's founding in 1960. Our attorneys have assisted and counseled family businesses in diverse industries, primarily in New England, but also nationally and internationally on a wide variety of legal and business issues, including corporate, corporate finance, real estate, estate planning and succession, litigation and intellectual property. We take great pride in our track record over the decades in representing family businesses, many having now been successfully transitioned to the third generation. For more information, please visit


Debbie Bing is available at
(617)301-8244 or

CFAR is a management consulting firm specializing in strategy and organizational development. CFAR’s unique strengths and advantages include: knowledge of and experience with the economics of organizations; a rich academic heritage as a spin-off of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; a group of experienced consultants who work with sophisticated leaders in both the nonprofit and private sectors, creating a team of insiders supported by outsiders with a common problem-solving agenda. For more information, please visit

Gray, Gray & Gray

Michael Cecere is available at (781)407-0300 or

At Gray, Gray & Gray, families are our business! For nearly 70 years Gray, Gray & Gray has been serving the tax, accounting and financial planning needs of family-owned businesses in a wide array of industries. Our strength lies in balancing the concrete needs of the business and the very human needs of parent and child, brother and sister, and multiple generations. We’ve become one of the largest and most respected independent accounting firms in New England by going beyond standard compliance services to deliver guidance and advice so our clients can succeed and prosper. For more information, please visit

Middlesex Savings Bank

Tim Fahey is available
at (508)315-5414 or

Middlesex Savings Bank, founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, Mass., is a mutual savings bank. As one of the largest independent banks in Massachusetts with assets exceeding $4 billion, the bank has been committed to providing outstanding value in consumer banking and business banking products for over 175 years. The FDIC and DIF insured bank has 29 branch offices located in 23 communities – Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Bellingham, Boxborough, Concord, Framingham, Franklin, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Littleton, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick, Needham, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, Wellesley, and Westford. For more information, please visit


For more information about becoming a sponsor or to hear more about our sponsor benefits contact Ted Clark at (617) 373-7031.