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Denton small business inducted into UNT Family Business Hall of Fame

The University of North Texas recently inducted Gene and Matt Gohlke into the Family Business Hall of Fame. The School's Department of Management established the Family Business Hall of Fame to honor and recognize small business entrepreneurs.

The university honored Gene Gohlke of Gene Gohlke Building Products and Denton Masonry Supply for his more than 60 years in business in Denton. Gene Gohlke is a graduate of UNT and built one of the first swimming pools in Denton in 1958, which launched Gohlke Pools.

Gene's son, Matt Gohlke, is president and owner of Gohlke Pools, a full-service pool company. In addition...

Family Business Initiative at UNT connects students with the local community

The Department of Management at the University of North Texas College of Business is expanding the ways its Family Business Initiative is connecting UNT students to local businesses.

The UNT North Texas Family Business Initiative is building on an important partnership between the school and the community which has been on the rise in recent years. From large companies...

UNT reaching out to community to offer free help to local business owners

The University of North Texas Department of Management is hoping a new initiative can better foster partnerships with local businesses.

Through its Family Business Initiative, the school’s business program will offer free services to help Denton-area businesses expand and, in turn, give UNT students hands-on learning opportunities. 

The upcoming Family Business Breakfast Oct. 27 will serve as a networking event bringing together local business owners and UNT faculty and MBA students, according to the university.