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NextGen – Knowledge Sharing and Social on Lessons Learned Through 3 Generations to Ultimate Success

October 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Join us online for a casual chat with other NextGen family business members as we welcome Special Guest David C. Bentall, Founder of Next Step Advisors. David brings a lifetime of experience working in his own as well as with some of Canada’s most well-known family enterprises. Having experienced ALL 3 options available to family successors – failure, success, and a sale – David brings both candor and honesty when sharing his personal and professional experience. David will share his story and dive into three main focused points:

1) How to think about succession

2)Preparing to be a CEO

3)How to cultivate entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship

There is a lot to learn from this incredible member of our community, so come ready to ask questions, get some key learning take-aways and feel empowered for success in your own story.

Event Details




Online via Zoom

*Please note the link will be provided to you in advance

Who Can Attend

Family businesses are invited to attend. Members register below. If you are not a member yet, RSVP here.

Host and Special Guest

Host: Max Fortmuller - NextGen Ambassador

Special Guest David C. Bentall, Founder of Next Step Advisors.


Alexa Zacs
Ontario, Eastern Canada & Peer Group Coordinator
Membership & Community Engagement


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Please note: If you do not hold a family membership please RSVP here

Special Guest


David C. Bentall
Founding Principal of Next Step Advisors

Founder of Next Step Advisors, David C. Bentall, is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Commerce and Harvard’s Business School. An experienced executive coach and exceptional speaker, he is also a gifted moderator and trained facilitator.

Having experienced the three options available to family successors – success, failure, and a sale – David’s candor and honesty is always welcome as he shares his personal and professional triumphs, challenges and disappointments. Click here to view David's full bio.


October 7, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
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