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ms receives Succession Planning & Implementation Award

Conway Center for Family Business Award

Maggie Kearns Francis

November 30, 2021

The Conway Center for Family Business honored ms with an award at their 23rd annual program.


ms received the Succession Planning & Implementation Award.  This award recognizes the successful development or completion of succession plans.


The non-profit Conway Center for Family Business began in Central Ohio in 1998. They serve as a primary resource for family-owned businesses in the region.


The Conway Center provides educational programs, resources, and networking opportunities for their members. They offer peer group opportunities for family business leaders. The organization includes more than 200 family-owned businesses. These organizations range in size from three to more than 20,000 employees.


The Conway Center for Family Business’ Annual Family Business Awards celebrates members’ achievements. The program recognized excellence in family business throughout Central Ohio. Categories of recognition range from community engagement, to re-invention, and succession planning.  


In August, ms announced Mike Kratofil, PE, would be the firm’s new president. The former President, Thomas E. Mosure, PE, then became chairman of the board. This transition signaled the official transition into ms’ next generation of ownership.


In addition, Monica Mosure transitioned to chief administrative officer. Thomas P. Mosure, PE, transitioned to chief growth officer. Monica and Thomas P. are both of the third generation of family ownership for ms. These changes prepare ms for future growth and generational leadership for the future.


The previous President of ms since 1994, Thomas E. Mosure, is excited about the firm’s future. “I have no doubt in the future success of ms and the bright future ahead. Mike and the third generation of family ownership have shown tremendous dedication, growth, and success within our company and our industry.”


ms was honored to receive the Succession Planning & Implementation Award at the Conway Center for Family Business’ 23rd Annual Family Business Awards program. This award recognizes the development or completion of a succession plan or transfer of leadership.


Julie Collinsworth, executive director of the Conway Center commented, “Family businesses are the backbone of the American economy and are vital to the Central Ohio economy and community. ms, through its performance and resiliency in a year filled with challenges, has excelled in its field and is deserving of this recognition.”


ms was founded on family values that have made the firm successful. The succession plan provides the foundation to keep these values intact. Because the succession plan was well-prepared, the day-to-day at ms will continue as usual. Nothing but growth and positive evolution is expected for the future!


Are you interested in learning more about our award-winning team at ms? Visit our careers page.


Are you interested in learning more about the Conway Center? Learn about how they are supporting Central-Ohio family businesses on their website.