"The Family Business Advantage" with Dr. Donald Levitt




Maureen LaFontaine, of the LaFontaine Automotive Group, describes how the family develops and lives their unique business culture. "The culture at LaFontaine is exactly what we say it is -- it's family. Everything comes from our heart."



Mike LaFontaine and Maureen LaFontaine, of the LaFontaine Automotive Group, have very different styles of leadership. Their son Ryan has been able to learn from each of them -- starting back from when he was a "lot boy" and wanted to sell cars.



Ryan LaFontaine and Kelley LaFontaine, of the LaFontaine Automotive Group, are an example of siblings working together effectively. Ryan: "My sister is my best friend." Kelley: "People ask how I can work with my brother. I say 'How can I not?'"



Bill Perkins, the owner of the Bill Perkins Automotive Group, describes his approach to coaching his son Monte Perkins -- and how he allows Monte to make mistakes and learn from those mistakes.



Bill Perkins, the owner of the Bill Perkins Automotive Group, explains why he and his wife include their two adult children in all meetings with their estate planning attorney.



Monte Perkins, the son of Bill Perkins of the Bill Perkins Automotive Group, describes how he builds relationships with employees in the family business.