Ritch Sorenson
University of St. Thomas

Ritch Sorenson, Ph.D., currently serves as the Opus chair in family enterprise and as a professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business. Sorenson is completing case studies of four faith-based business families and multiple studies associated with a national survey of faith in family business. These studies reveal that family commitment to a common faith enables families to collaborate, which leads to family business growth, community development and family business succession.