A Vibrant Community of Family Business Leaders

Family-owned businesses contribute greatly to the economy, and they face a number of unique challenges. Discover why family businesses of all sizes join the UW-Madison Family Business Center.

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World-class education and business support

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Member Story: JP Cullen

JP Cullen is a fifth-generation family-owned business that started back in 1892. The full-service preconstruction and construction company manages and builds new construction, renovations, and specialized work in government, education, healthcare, commerce, industrial, arts and entertainment, and historic restoration.

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Member Story: GenComm

GenComm, formerly General Communications Inc., is one of Wisconsin’s largest providers of public safety systems, two-way radios, and vehicle upfitting. The family-owned and operated business is run by the Vlack family.

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Madison, WI 53715