On this episode of Impact Farming, we sit down with Brent VanParys to discuss why so many intergenerational farm transitions fail.
The transition process can be challenging. It can end in relationship conflict, financial issues and it can break down trust.
Brent shares a lot of great strategies and ideas on how planning can improve your farm business and family dynamics.
* Disclaimer - As always, this information is not intended to provide business or medical advice. To ensure that your own circumstances have been properly considered and that action is taken based on the latest information available, you should obtain professional advice from qualified business or medical professionals before acting on any of the information in this post.
CPA, CA; FEA
Partner, Accounting, and Advisory
with BDO Norwich
As the Central Group Practice Leader for BDO Business Transition Services, Brent provides business transition and exit strategy planning for family-owned and private businesses across Ontario and Manitoba. He is an experienced facilitator, helping business families and stakeholder groups communicate and collaborate to build their future together.
Brent facilitates business-planning engagements with owners and management teams in a variety of industries including manufacturing, transportation, and agriculture. His collaborative method combines the expertise of management with his business knowledge to produce a clear, actionable plan to help drive the business.
An accomplished speaker, Brent presents on topics of interest to private businesses at workshops and conferences. Brent is also an experienced moderator and he has presided over candidate debates at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. He is currently Chair of the Woodstock General Hospital Board of Trust and frequently uses his skills and experience to serve his community.