Sunrise, Sunset: Passing Along the Family Business to the Next Generation
Anna Huthmaker of Huthmaker Violins on Taking Over from Her Parents
After almost 30 years in business, Roland “Buddy” and Dixie Huthmaker, owners of Huthmaker Violins – one of the finest violin and string instrument stores in the country – faced a choice that many owners do after pouring their hearts and souls into a business: sell it, close it, or pass it on to a willing heir.
Fortunately for the Huthmakers, their daughter Anna, a gifted musician and entrepreneur, stepped up, and in January 2019 will officially become the new owner of their beloved shop.
This week on Monday Morning Radio, Anna shares the planning that went into the ownership transition and what she plans to do differently now that her parents report to her.
[You may also wish to here our interview from September 2014 with Buddy, Dixie, and Anna. Click here.]
Posted: December 17, 2018
Monday Morning Run Time: 30:23