Bruce C. Young

Bruce C. Young

Bruce C. Young is a third-generation shareholder of The Behler-Young Co. and serves on its board of directors. He is a partner in the Grand Rapids office of Warner Norcross Judd where he counsels closely held and family-owned businesses. He also serves on the board of directors of the Family Business Alliance. Contact him at


Family-owned businesses need family meetings

October 17, 2014
Research tells us there are three key factors for the perpetuation of a family-owned business: having a strategic plan for the business, using a board that includes outside directors, and holding family meetings. Read More

Family business and the minority shareholder

February 5, 2012

Family-owned businesses have a huge impact on our West Michigan community. Family ownership and control provides unique advantages and unique challenges compared to other businesses. One particular dynamic arises when shares are held by multiple family members.

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