FEX Southwestern Ontario FEYA 2019

FEX Southwestern Ontario Family Enterprise of the Year Award


15th Annual Family Business Celebration

In Partnership with the Business Families Centre at Ivey Business School

Join us in celebration of the Family Enterprise community! The Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) serves to honour the vital role business families play in our community. We recognize that all our regional businesses have the challenge of maintaining and enhancing their competitive positions, but our family businesses go further, concerning themselves with issues of stewardship, continuity, and community involvement. 

Be inspired and engaged. Experience local business family stories, including that of our esteemed MC, David Simpson, Director, Business Families Centre, Ivey School of Business. Enjoy real connections and share the journey of Southwestern Ontario family enterprises. 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2019 FAMILY ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

Van Bree Enterprise and the Van Bree Family 

With a vision to always be growing in a slow sustainable way with decisions always being about the 10-year plan not the 10 day one Van Bree Enterprises as been able to grow from a two-bulldozer operation in the late 1960’s into Lambton County’s leading supplier of sand & gravel products as well as the area’s leading farm and municipal drainage providers. Through maintaining their core values year over year of treat everyone as part of the Family, accounting for their high employee longevity. The Van Bree’s head into their 52 year in business, successfully having the third generation as part of the ownership team. The Van Bree’s feel the local community is also a key member of their family and through the donation of time, expertise and equipment they have been able to support local sports areas and expand the interest of the trades as a career.


FORMER 2018 FAMILY ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER
Reith & Associates | 3rd Generation Family Business | St. Thomas, Ontario

Reith & Associates Insurance and Financial Services Limited is an independent insurance and financial services brokerage located in St. Thomas, ON. In December 2000, brothers Dan and Darren Reith became the fourth generation to lead this family enterprise. In 2014, the company was honoured to celebrate its 100th anniversary. 

The chapter Family Enterprise of the Year Award is given annually by FEX to recognize, celebrate, and promote the achievements of Canadian family businesses and the considerable contribution they make to both their local communities and our national economy.

For more information, please contact Alexa Zacs

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