BMC Associates helps business partners, owners of family businesses, and principals of other organizations deal with conflict and build collaboration. BMC’s interdisciplinary and non-adversarial approach helps strengthen working teams’ overall business and interpersonal performance.
May 10, 2022
APA Annual Conf – August 6, 2022
At the world’s largest annual conference of psychologists Drs. Mark Sirkin, Lata Dhir, and Donna and David Gage will present their work on developing technology tools for professionals to help business clients and groups to more effectively collaborate.
Close personal relationships – business partner, personal or family – are often fraught and the focus of much consulting and therapy.
May 5, 2022
The Tower Club, Mclean, VA
Many companies create exit plans that depend on partners being successful. Sometimes partners have to get in sync in order to agree to sell; other times partners will take the reins after a sale. Their ability to work together for an extended period will determine the ultimate success of the transaction.
The DC Metro Chapter of the Exit Planning Exchange is a local nonprofit association of diverse professional advisors collaborating to help their private company clients build business value, transfer ownership and create a legacy of success in their lives and their communities.
April 10, 2021
Video-Recording Available in July 2021
Drs. Donna and David Gage will be featured by the Trust Department of the largest community bank in the Washington DC Area. Phil Fish, Vice President and Estate Planning Specialist at Sandy Spring Bank, invited Donna and David to a Fireside Chat focusing on perils of being partners, how to minimize the risks, and build resilient partnerships.
June 26, 2020
BMC’s Founder, David Gage, was recently featured in a “Profiles in Success” story. His profile is part of a series centered on personal portraits of “successful small-business owners, corporate executives and industry groundbreakers who wish to perpetuate the executive leadership values of character, chemistry and caring throughout American society.” Here at BMC, we consider it an honor to have David chosen for the feature, placing him among numerous well-respected, creative leaders
David is widely regarded as a pioneer in the field of business partnerships for having founded the first multidisciplinary firm in the country to recognize and focus exclusively on the personal and business sides of partnerships, and for developing a unique tool to help family and non-family co-owners reach comprehensive agreements to be successful partners.
Other News & Updates
Celebration of Young Presidents’ Organization’s “Best of the Best” Education Award
Partners and Equity (Part 2): The Basic Principles of a Comprehensive Approach to Dividing Ownership
The Five Dysfunctions & The Partnership Charter
Have a Lean Start-up, but Start Out Right
Built to Sell: Co-Founders and Co-Sellers
Safeguarding the Family When the Business is Sold
Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Your Partnership
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