Greater Washington DC Family Business Alliance Hosts Mallory and Willy Walker of Walker & Dunlop for Keynote Event
BETHESDA, Maryland (September 29, 2011) – The Greater Washington DC Family Business Alliance (“The Alliance”), the go-to resource for family businesses located in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia, hosted “Three Generations of Ownership Challenges,” featuring Mallory Walker and Willy Walker of Walker & Dunlop, a real estate financing firm headquartered in the Washington DC area. This keynote presentation was held on September 22, 2011 at The Washington Club in Washington, DC.
Mallory Walker is the second generation CEO of the company and served in that capacity from 1974 – 2007. Willy Walker is the third generation CEO and has held that position since 2007. Alliance partners, members, and other real estate industry leaders and family business owners were present for the Walkers’ remarks. Said Debra Andrews, Executive Director of The Alliance, “Walker & Dunlop embodies the principles that all family business should strive to follow and we were very pleased to host the Walkers for this engaging event.”
The Alliance was founded in 2008 by Bond Beebe, a certified public accounting firm, to help family businesses located in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia find the information and assistance they need to succeed. Its objective is to provide a structured forum for the exchange of ideas and best practices. The Alliance (www.dcfamilybusiness.com) helps area family businesses achieve their business goals while maintaining healthy and harmonious family relationships.