Entrepreneurial Fellows Class (EFC)

EFC is designed to provide a holistic view of leadership for current leaders and an informed, strategically focused foundation for the next generations of family business leadership.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply? When do you accept new members?

Qualified applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The program begins reviewing applications in the September preceding the start of the classes in January.

When does the EFC program meet?

Recognizing the many demands on a business owner’s time, the Entrepreneurial Fellows Class is a yearlong program that meets monthly. Classes for the EFC program begin in January and meet monthly with a break in class meetings during the summer. The class dates and curriculum topics for the year can be found here.

How many fellows do you accept each year? Are there any limitations?

The EFC is a competitive program that serves executives and leaders from countless industries. Due to that, we do not accept similar market share companies as a way to limit conflict of interest and add value to the overall experience.

What type of topics are covered in the Entrepreneurial Fellows Class curriculum?

Each session of the EFC has a specific focus, with topics including:

  • Building a Strategic Foundation is Key to Success
  • Financial Metrics and Dashboards that Work
  • Great Leaders Do Great Things
  • Developing the Ultimate Sales Machine
  • Building and Growing Your Dream Team
  • Legalities of Small Business

In addition to the educational topics, fellows heighten their learning through application in their own roles, through peer learning opportunities woven into the program, and mentorship from their EFC mentors. More topics are discussed in the EFC brochure.