Our Strategic Partners are an essential part of our ecosystem, providing expertise to family business leaders, making connections to business services, and underwriting programming.

Strategic Partners collaborate with us (and each other) throughout the year, gaining opportunities to build dynamic relationships through networking and knowledge sharing. To learn more, contact fbc@luc.edu

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From estate planning to business succession planning to the financial and administrative management needs of a family office, BDO helps coordinate the intricacies of wealth. Supporting the FBC community with insights into tax strategy, audits, and budgets and underwriting public programs and membership activities, BDO provides FBC members critical support and connections across the Midwest region and beyond. Click here to learn more about BDO.

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The Chicago-born, international business-focused law firm has supported the Family Business Center since 2016, sponsoring the Illinois Family Business of the Year awards luncheon, the Heroes Campaign, and serving as a founding Strategic Partner. Click here to learn more about Katten’s experience in tax, succession planning, and complex financial and litigation services for family businesses.


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JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. The firm serves millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients. JPMorgan Chase & Co. combines two of the world’s premier financial brands—J.P. Morgan and Chase. Click here to learn more.