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Leading a family business

Apr 12 , 2017

David H. Sutherland & Co.’s President, Andrew Crouse, will be speaking at the 2017 Family Business Day at Oregon State University on April 14th.  The session, “Lead a Family Business” addresses the challenges and rewards of leading a family owned business.  Andrew’s participation is due to DHSCO’s recognition in 2015 as an Excellence in Family Business Award winner in Generational Development.  This award recognized DHSCO for a “clear vision defined to position the company for future success in a dynamic industry, extraordinary second generation leadership, intensive succession planning and leadership development drawing from outside expertise”. 

OSU Austin Family Business Program

The Austin Family Business Program was found in 1985 by business owner Joan Austin to serve the business community.  This program is designed as a pacesetting family business resource to prepare family businesses to balance the well-being of the business, the family and the individual as they address the challenges and opportunities of leading a family business.

Andrew Crouse - David H. Sutherland & Co., Inc

Andrew Crouse is the President of the David H. Sutherland Company and a 3rd generation family member of the business. In 2000, after receiving his Bachelors of Business Administration, he started his career in 3rd Party Supply Chain & Logistics where he worked until joining the family company in 2009 to support the company’s efforts distributing advanced adhesive & coating materials to manufacturers of high performance products across the globe. He relishes the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of his co-workers, customers & supplier partners via his family business. Andrew lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife & four children.


For additional information please contact:

Mary S. Crouse   503-626-8979