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Family Business Summit: Irrational Persistence: The Story of Dave Zilko and Garden Fresh Gourmet Salsa
UofL Speed Art Museum
2035 S 3rd St,
Louisville, KY 40208
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

Ticket Prices

Family Business Summit -

Non-Members: $105

FBC Members:

Professional Advisor Member - $75
Family Business Member - $50

Family Business Leadership Award Dinner - $45

*Non-Members are allowed to attend two FBC events before you are asked to join. 


Download the Summit and Dinner flyers here.

Dave Zilko, former chairman of Garden Fresh, is the keynote speaker at this year’s Family Business Summit. He will talk about his irrational persistence– seven secrets that turned a bankrupt startup into a $231,000,000 business. 
2:00 pm-5:00 pm Event

5:00 pm-6:00 pm Cocktail Hour & Self-guided Museum Tour
5:30 pm FBLA Awards Dinner (ticket sold separately)

During the Summit, we will present the 2017 Brown-Forman Family Business Leadership Award (FBLA) to an outstanding family business leader.  Join us immediately following the Summit for the FBLA Dinner.  This great event will celebrate this year's winner and the importance of family businesses in our region.  Tickets for dinner are $45 and can be purchased on the same form as your Summit tickets.  Click here to learn more about the Dinner.


DAVE ZILKO is the former Vice Chairman of Garden Fresh Gourmet, makers of the #1 brand of fresh salsa in North America and the premier deli supply company in the United States. He is also an operating partner at Huron Capital, a Detroit-based private equity firm that has more than $1 billion under management.


  We will open check-in at 1:30 p.m.  


Register Here

*We have strict non-solicitation and confidentiality policies for all FBC events.

This event is sponsored by FBC Professional Advisor Members: 
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Contact: [email protected] or 502-852-8874