Twin Feud

Feuding Twins

A tragic breach between a pair of once-close twins shakes the foundations of a family-controlled public company.


Making a sibling startup work

Serendipity led to the birth of Vietri Inc. in 1983. But the Gravely sisters made wise use of a board to build their successful dinnerware import business..


Equal isn’t always fair

Parents want to be fair to all their children. When their offspring work together in the business, it isn’t always easy to figure out the best way to do it.

Building Leaders

How to keep the campbell kids happy

Bennett Dorrance, “leader-by-default” of the Dorrance clan, asks whether family shareholders can hang together if Campbell Soup’s strong earnings hit the skids in the ’90s.