UofL’s Family Business Center has new leadership

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A new leader is at the helm of the University of Louisville College of Business Family Business Center.

    Isabel C. Botero, an internationally recognized expert in family business, started in her new role as director this month.

    She received both undergraduate and advanced degrees from the University of Antioquia in Colombia, and a PhD from Michigan State University. She also has an Advanced Certificate in Family Wealth Advising from the Family Firm Institute. She most recently served as assistant professor of family enterprise and entrepreneurship at Stetson University in Florida.

    “I am confident that Dr. Botero brings energy, passion and vision to the Family Business Center that will serve to move us forward quickly,” said COB Dean Todd Mooradian.

    The Family Business Center provides educational opportunities to its close to 100 members. Its first event of 2020, the Family Business Summit, takes place Jan. 22.

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    Editors: Photo of Dr. Botero attached.

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    Janet Cappiello covers the College of Business, the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, the College of Education and Human Development, the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, Sustainability Council and military initiatives for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, including working for The Associated Press and magazines such as Vegetarian Times and Sustainability: The Journal of Record. She has been at UofL since March 2014.