BMC Associates helps business partners, owners of family businesses, and principals of other organizations deal with conflict and build collaboration. BMC’s interdisciplinary and non-adversarial approach helps strengthen working teams’ overall business and interpersonal performance.
April 10, 2021
Video-Recording Available in July 2021
Drs. Donna and David Gage will be featured by the Trust Department of the largest community bank in the Washington DC Area. Phil Fish, Vice President and Estate Planning Specialist at Sandy Spring Bank, invited Donna and David to a Fireside Chat focusing on perils of being partners, how to minimize the risks, and build resilient partnerships.
June 26, 2020
BMC’s Founder, David Gage, was recently featured in a “Profiles in Success” story. His profile is part of a series centered on personal portraits of “successful small-business owners, corporate executives and industry groundbreakers who wish to perpetuate the executive leadership values of character, chemistry and caring throughout American society.” Here at BMC, we consider it an honor to have David chosen for the feature, placing him among numerous well-respected, creative leaders
David is widely regarded as a pioneer in the field of business partnerships for having founded the first multidisciplinary firm in the country to recognize and focus exclusively on the personal and business sides of partnerships, and for developing a unique tool to help family and non-family co-owners reach comprehensive agreements to be successful partners.
April 23, 2019
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
To Be Presented on October 19, 2019
David Gage was asked to be one of four professionals on a distinguished panel, and the only one who is not a Fellow of ACTEC. The international organization is comprised of the most accomplished and experienced trust and estate lawyers and professors.
Tulane Family Business Forum
Tulane University, New Orleans , LA
To Be Presented on May 16, 2019
A feeling of fairness is a critical ingredient in family businesses. Without it, a sense of dissatisfaction grows and trust is compromised. David Gage has written about how challenging it can be to maintain a strong sense of fairness when mixing love, money, jobs and family members’ identities in one business.
Other News & Updates
Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Your Partnership
Celebration of Young Presidents’ Organization’s “Best of the Best” Education Award
Partners and Equity (Part 2): The Basic Principles of a Comprehensive Approach to Dividing Ownership
The Five Dysfunctions & The Partnership Charter
Have a Lean Start-up, but Start Out Right
Built to Sell: Co-Founders and Co-Sellers
Safeguarding the Family When the Business is Sold
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