Allen E. Fishman founded The Alternative Board® (TAB) in 1990. It is the largest franchise system in the world providing peer board and coaching solutions for business owners headquartered in Westminster, Colo. TAB organizes peer advisory board meetings of owners, CEOs and president of privately held companies. TAB members meet monthly to present challenges and opportunities to one another for seasoned, practical advice. For additional information visit www.TheAlternativeBoard.com. Fishman is also the author of the Wall Street Journal best-selling business book, "9 Elements of Family Business Success and the 7 Secrets of Great Entrepreneurial Masters."