Women are at the center of H.J. Holtz and Son Painting & Wallpapering, and have been so for decades. Today, they are working at every level of operations.
Every project, at its heart, is about fixing something that’s not right, says H.J. Holtz & Son President Rick Holtz. “Customers bring us their problems, and we work with them to find solutions."
Only 12 percent of family businesses survive to a third generation. Only four percent make it to a fourth generation.
There are many reasons why a family business doesn’t continue, says Sam Davis III, director of the VCU Family Business Forum, an organization that seeks to support family ventures by providing educational and networking opportunities. Last year Rick Holtz of H.J. Holtz & Son spoke on being the 3rd generation owner of his family's business.