In advance of the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee symposium on family businesses, which will be held April 18, from 8:00 to 10:30 AM at Adelphi University, 75 Varick Street, Manhattan, I will be interviewing Rick Raymond, the founder and president of The Family Business Leader™, consulting, coaching and mentoring organization helping family businesses facing challenges with succession planning, family harmony, next generation leadership and human capital development, business professionalism, and family-business-ownership governance issues. He is also co-founder of The Growth Team, a consulting and coaching firm working with closely-held small- to mid-cap businesses. Rick grew up in a third-generation family construction business. He founded and sold an environmental management business, as well as helped establish two not-for-profit organizations. He is on the faculty of the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College and New York University. He teaches courses on family business management, leadership and entrepreneurism.