The 9th annual UVM Grossman School of Business Family Business Awards virtually honored four family businesses Friday October 2, 2020.

An independent judging panel, comprised of past winners, alumni, and local business owners, selected Vermont-based businesses or out-of-state businesses run by UVM's alumni based on the following criteria: financial success; governance structures; contributions to the community and industry; and sustainable, innovative business practices or strategies. 

Congratulations to our 2020 Family Business Award winners, and thank you to everyone who attended our annual celebration of family enterprises. Watch the event here.

The winners:

  • 1st Generation Family Enterprise – American Flatbread at Lareau Farms
  • Multi-Gen Family Enterprise – r.k. Miles, Inc.
  • Multi-Gen Family Enterprise – Ruge’s Automotive, Inc.
  • Vermont Legacy Family Enterprise – Trow & Holden Company

Nominate your favorite family businesses for 2021 here


John M Turner