Family Business

Graphic Conversations At The Dinner Table Don’t Dissuade Son Becoming a Doctor

Posted on · It’s something many children contemplate – whether or not to go into the family business. Some Houstonians choose a completely different career path from their parents, while others follow in the previous generation’s footsteps. We continue our family business series with two physicians from UTHealth. Dr. Herbert DuPont is a professor and director of the […]

Family Business

The Family Business: Legacy in Photography Echoes in Europe, Houston

Posted on · It’s something many children contemplate – whether or not to go into the family business. Some Houstonians choose a completely different career path from their parents. Others follow in the previous generation’s footsteps. We continue our family business series by taking a look at a fourth-generation portrait photographer. As Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin reports, the […]

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The Family Business: Sons Becoming Doctors, Like Their Father

Posted on · From time to time, we talk with Houstonians who have followed in previous generations’ footsteps about the opportunities and challenges inherent in going into the family business. Today, Maggie Martin talks with a father, Dr. Yochai Birnbaum, a professor of medicine in cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, and his two sons, Itamar and Gilad Birnbaum, both […]

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The Family Business: Growing Up Around a Piano Shop Leads to a Career in Music

Posted on · From time to time, we talk with Houstonians who have followed in previous generations’ footsteps about the opportunities and challenges inherent in going into the family business. Today, Maggie Martin talks with Allyson Wells who, like her father, became a musician. Her father, Arnold Brown, played viola and owned a piano store when she was a child. […]

Family Business

The Family Business: Son Follows His Dad into Medicine

Posted on · Some Houstonians may choose to go on a completely different career path than their parents. But others choose to follow in their family’s footsteps and pursue a career that mirrors that of their parent’s, or another relative. That’s the case with two doctors practicing in the Memorial Herman Health System. Dr. Francisco Maislos is a […]