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The Wisconsin Family Business Forum thanks the following sponsors for their significant support, professional expertise, time and financial commitment:

1st National Bank is a community bank with eight primarily rural locations. Founded in 1876, First National Bank has used conservative strategies while providing financial support to individuals, families and businesses in our communities. First National Bank and Investment Services advisers provide solutions to concerns and advice to questions so that you feel comfortable with your financial position.

Bank First National was founded in 1894 and was known as the Bank of Manitowoc. Bank First has a total of 12 office locations. The Bank manages its banking branches through the Northern, Central, Southern and Fox Valley regions of its marketplace. Its newest location was opened in February, 2011 in downtown Oshkosh.

Today, Bank First remains one of the few independent community banks left in the area. The bank has experienced steady growth for the past several years. The Bank offers loan, deposit, asset management, investment advisory and trust products at each of its banking offices. The Bank employs approximately 155 full-time equivalent staff and had assets of $1.039 billion at September 30, 2013. As they grow, they continually re-invest in the communities they serve. They are your independent, locally-owned, community bank here to serve all your financial needs.

Their mission statement is: Our Promise: We are a relationship-based community bank focused on providing innovative products and services that are value driven.

Davis & Kuelthau, s.c is a full-service law firm with more than 75 attorneys practicing from offices across Wisconsin. The firm offers an array of legal services to Wisconsin-based corporate, public, private, and individual clients that range from small, mid-sized institutions to large municipalities.

Schenck SC is a full-service regional accounting and consulting firm. Schenck has over 500 employees that serve businesses and individual clients through eight locations in Wisconsin. As one of the largest CPA firms in the state and in the U.S., Schenck provides a full range of services including accounting and audit, tax, business consulting, information technology, merger and acquisition, retirement planning, investment and payroll solutions.

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Business prepares traditional and nontraditional students to compete as professionals in the global marketplace by providing an education that meets the high standards of AACSB - the International Association for Management Education; facilitates student learning by blending theoretical foundations with practical application; advances business knowledge through scholarship; and shares expertise through partnerships with organizations.

UTECH Customized Organizational Development There are many approaches to leadership development. Unfortunately, most are outdated, slow moving and ineffective. Our proven interactional focus gets at the root of problems quickly. After all, business is all about people, and we are experts at breaking down the relational barriers that limit personal and corporate growth. We'll show you how to develop leader-to-leader interaction that leads to more profitable decision-making. And our customized approach includes implementation. In other words, we don't just tell you what's wrong and leave, we stay and work with you to create lasting, meaningful change.

Wells Fargo - The Private Bank provides business succession planning, comprehensive wealth financial planning, financial/investment management, insurance solutions, and custom credit solutions. The Private Bank builds relationships clients can depend upon, tailors plans and solutions to meet specific needs and provides hands-on guidance and ideas to cover a wide range of financial needs.

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Program underwriters are individuals and organizations that agree to partially or totally fund a specific activity.

44° North Advertising & Design is a full service advertising agency offering graphic design, website design and development, social media marketing, strategic planning, public relations services, media placement, and event marketing services. Our company is 25+ years old with clients throughout the Fox River Valley and the state of Wisconsin. Our forté is walking clients through rebranding or brand launch as well as getting them up to speed with a new or refreshed website. Our customer base varies from small mom and pop organizations to Fortune 500 publically held companies.

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